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Regulating Political Speech

Thomas620 Wrote: Jun 20, 2012 7:39 PM
But when we have to answer to the government for what we say and whom we support. That is the definition of tyranny. Congress shall make no law says it all. Shall is imperative...required. Not optional. Prohibited. McCain-Feingold did exactly what was prohibited. The courts were correct.
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...