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Regulating Political Speech

Thomas620 Wrote: Jun 20, 2012 7:21 PM
When a district contains 600,000 people, you cannot meet enough of them and get them to know you without television and radio. Just not going to happen. Mailings, alone, cost a minimum of $1.00 per envelope. Even used selectively, it costs a lot of money. Individuals talk big about supporting you, but not that many put their money where their mouth is. That is why I am convinced all those little contributions Obama received were likely provided by foreign interests using pre-paid gift cards distributed by domestic interests that did not choose to do what is legal and stick to the spending limits. It take money people. Corporations are people...stockh
It's presidential season, so again pundits are indignant that money is spent on politics. Spent by corporations! And rich people! Because the Supreme Court allowed that, "2012 will be a miserable year," says The Washington Post's E.J. Dionne

2012 may be miserable -- but if it is, it won't be because corporations spend on politics. And anyway, they have a right to spend.

In politics, money is speech.

The very first amendment that the Founders chose to add to the Constitution couldn't be more clear: "Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of speech ... ."

Yet most people support...