An End of a Storied Era
by Johnny Punish , Staff Writer
Now Your Can Tell Your Kids When Democracy Officially Ended
Thunderous Applause Heard in the Corridors of Power
I don't know if you guys are aware but yesterday's Burrito Supreme Court Decision officially put a stamp on the end of democracy in the USA.
The Supreme Court has given big business, unions and nonprofits more power to spend freely in federal elections, a major turnaround that threatens a century of government efforts to regulate the power of corporations to bankroll American politics.
A 5-4 conservative majority crafted a narrow overhaul of federal campaign spending Thursday that could have an immediate effect on this year's congressional midterm elections. The justices eased long-standing restrictions on "independent spending" by corporations and unions in political campaigns.
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