Why did 'Citizens United' pass as it is?

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I mean, couldn't they have allowed Hillary:The Movie to be shown and advertised without all the rest of the secret funding and other democracy-killing baggage?

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That's what the plaintiff originally sought. But then Roberts closed the debate and told the parties to come back later and they would argue whether any of these regulations on political speech are constitutional.

Judicial activism par excellence.

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The other way we're subsidizing Walmart...

Most of us know how taxpayers subsidize Walmart's low wages with billions of dollars in Medicaid, food stamps, and other financial assistance for workers. But, did you know that we're also subsidizing the retail giant by paying the cost of their environmental destruction.

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