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Forum Post: US Elections and Corporations

Posted 12 years ago on Jan. 21, 2012, 2:46 a.m. EST by ohmygoodness (158)
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“The Supreme Court of the United States (Dartmouth College v. Woodward, 1819), recognized corporations as having the same rights as natural persons ..."

Since Corporations are people and there is not yet any credible candidate for the presidency, maybe someone should set up a Corporation (President 2012??).

Funding for the support of this candidate can either come from the US government or private donations whichever this corporation chooses.

The funding could then go to support educating people in their power and how to utilize it in this milestone election in voting for this corporation.

This experiment can then be further extended to congressional elections.



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[-] 1 points by TrevorMnemonic (5827) 12 years ago

Since corporations are people, when I grow up I want to be just like a CVS, selling drugs on every street corner.

CVS for president 2012

[-] 1 points by Builder (4202) 12 years ago

Damn fine idea. Roast them on their own grill plate.

Wondering how the bribes and blackmail would work effectively on a consortium of personhood numbering maybe five thousand?

[-] 1 points by ohmygoodness (158) 12 years ago

Hopefully you are not referring to these 5000, LOL

“…Once a year, AIPAC holds its annual conference in Washington DC. This May (2011) it was attended by over 5,000 participants. Its annual policy conference is one of Washington’s largest gatherings of lawmakers, topped only by the President’s State of the Union address. Guests this year included two-thirds of the House, half the Senate, and Vice President Richard Cheney.

AIPAC, or the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, describes itself as the most important organization affecting the U.S. relationship with Israel. With a budget of $65 million, and membership now standing at over 100,000, it is no wonder that congressional staffers consider it one of the most powerful and effective lobbies on Capitol Hill. …”

from http://www.stopaipac.org/

otherwise your 5000+ is even better, perhaps there might be a need for another financial crisis to "fund", correct word bribe, these 5000+ corporations.