Gotta love Bernie …. #17!!


~~November 22, 2014~~ 

By now most folks know that the U.S. Supreme Court did something that changed how money can be spent in elections and by whom, but what happened and why should you care?

The Citizens United ruling, released in January 2010, tossed out the corporate and union ban on making independent expenditures and financing electioneering communications. It gave corporations and unions the green light to spend unlimited sums on ads and other political tools, calling for the election or defeat of individual candidates.

In a nutshell, the high court’s 5-4 decision said that it is OK for corporations and labor unions to spend as much as they want to convince people to vote for or against a candidate.

“As it appears in … “

http://www.publicintegrity.org/2012/10/18/11527/citizens-united-decision-and-why-it-matters

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Born in 1941 in Brooklyn, Bernie was the younger of two sons in a modest-income family. After graduation from the University of Chicago in 1964, he moved to Vermont. Early in his career, Sanders was director of the American People’s Historical Society. Elected Mayor of Burlington by 10 votes in 1981, he served four terms.

Before his 1990 election as Vermont’s at-large member in Congress, Sanders lectured at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and at Hamilton College in upstate New York.

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#GottaLoveBernie#16 #BernieSandersIndependent #GottaLoveBernie #VermontIndependent #LongestServingIndependentMemberCongress #UnitedStatesSenate #GOP #RepublicanDemocracy #BuyElections #Billionaires #UnderhandedTactics #SCOTUS #CitiznesUnitedRuling #Overturn #ElectionDayHoliday #PublicFundingElections

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