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Hotttttt off the press......just came in to my email. If you agree please sign the petition! Lets keep posting here actions we can take on this subject!

If union members have to opt-in, corporate shareholders should too

With Citizens United, the activist conservative Supreme Court ruled that corporations could spend unlimited amounts of unregulated money to buy elections.

Now, that same activist conservative Supreme Court ruled that unions have to get opt-in permission from non-members to use dues for political purposes.

In response, sign our petition asking Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to introduce legislation requiring corporations to get opt-in permission from shareholders in order to be allowed to use company resources for political purposes.

Use this link> http://campaigns.dailykos.com/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=165

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MrsBJLee
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You're forgetting that corporations are people and people have a right to spend money given to them any way they choose to. Don't fall victim to the false argument that unions and corporations are the same. A union is a group of people joining together in common interest. A corporation is a person supported by shareholders(usually other corporations such as mutual funds) and customers.

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Thanks, Mrs. BJLee!

Let's destroy this stealthy earth-destroying, people-destroying, shenanigan of a case—piece-by-piece.

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I keep saying....they may out fund us but they don't out number us. If we stand together and continue to take action we sometimes win! Check out some of the "wins" under the environment topic!

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Colin Kaepernick isn’t Unpatriotic, Levi’s Is

Even the though the season doesn’t start for another two weeks, the NFL is already embroiled in controversy.

The latest lightning rod for sports radio hot takes is San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who surprised pretty much everyone last week when he refused to stand for the national anthem during a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers.

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