Corporations as citizens.

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If the Supreme Court regards a Corporate Alias as having the same rights as a private citizen in regards to free speech why is it that a Corporate Alias does not have the same voting rights as a private citizen?

I incorporated. I am the president , vice president, and treasurer of my corporation and retain all outstanding shares. My corporate alias is guaranteed free speech by the Supreme Court but when it comes time to vote my right to free speech is protected and my corporate alias's right to free speech is protected and at the same time I can vote in public elections but my corporate alias cannot ! What the bleep ?

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Nice illustration of the absurdity. The Supremes may agree that your corporate self has a right to vote, based on their wonderful thinking about the corporate revenue stream and citizen advocacy. I wish I had a revenue stream other than my personal income to use for free for "free speech." Why does free speech have to cost so much?

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