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Our nation is corrupt

Dear Editor:

Carl Jung said that the most important problems in life are insoluble. They can never be solved but only outgrown.

Corporate Personhood. That’s a big problem. Which just got much worse, with the Supreme Court’s latest assault. Corporations have First Amendment rights, and can spend as much in our electoral process as they want. Say what? As Judge Stevens said in his dissent, our problems are many but the dearth of corporate money in elections isn’t one of them.

Let’s see – fascist politicians appoint fascist judges (at least the five on the Scotus) and we get fascist results. Surprised? No, not really, after Bush vs. Gore in 2000.

That’s the truth, however dark. Everyone’s so afraid of the truth – the media, your neighbor, our “leaders.” We’ve descended into this Corporate Hell on earth. Endless war. No health care. Banks and corporations through their corrupt politicians and judges call all the shots.

We the People must take precedent over the Corporation.


Ben Newell


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