Type4_PTS

Diamond Invictus SP
I'm going to use a video from Jon Stewart to bump this thread. :yes:

Jon Stewart: Are Corporations People?


[video=youtube;ASszn2x8JvY]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASszn2x8JvY[/video]
 

Type4_PTS

Diamond Invictus SP
And Stephen Colbert:

"Corporations are people"


[video=youtube;Ns_VX02HeJk]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ns_VX02HeJk[/video]
 

Lermanet_com

Gold Meritorious Patron
The corporations are people deal was the quid pro quo offer to northern industrialists to bring them on board to finance the US Civil War..

Constitutional protections were intended by the framers to protect the individual, NOT the oligarchs.
 

AnonKat

Crusader
The corporations are people deal was the quid pro quo offer to northern industrialists to bring them on board to finance the US Civil War..

Constitutional protections were intended by the framers to protect the individual, NOT the oligarchs.

look at Royal Shell
 

Mick Wenlock

Admin Emeritus (retired)
The corporations are people deal was the quid pro quo offer to northern industrialists to bring them on board to finance the US Civil War..

Constitutional protections were intended by the framers to protect the individual, NOT the oligarchs.

Not true, the Supreme Court decision that enabled corporations as private entities with rights as an individual was in 1819.

good outline here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dartmouth_College_v._Woodward
 
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