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    Re: Corporations Aren't People

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    He still gives the order. Or would you believe that John Gotti was innocent because others clipped his enemies?
    No, the court does. He signs off on it. It's not he can just order someone executed. The Gotti analogy doesn't work at all.
    It's not "tolerance" if you already approve of what you purport to "tolerate."

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    Re: Corporations Aren't People

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob N View Post
    OK. I'm glad that's cleared up.
    It was clear the first time.
    It's not "tolerance" if you already approve of what you purport to "tolerate."

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    Re: Corporations Aren't People

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    No, the court does. He signs off on it.
    Wrong. A court does condemn the inmate, but the execution cannot take place until the governor signs the order, and of course, the governor can pardon a condemned criminal instead of signing the order too.

    Fact remains that I will believe that corporations are people only when Perry executes one.
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    Re: Corporations Aren't People

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    No, the court does. He signs off on it.
    Wrong. A court does condemn the inmate, but the execution cannot take place until the governor signs the order,
    What do you thiink "he signs off on it" means?


    and of course, the governor can pardon a condemned criminal instead of signing the order too.
    Yes, he can, but that's a different function. He can pardon any crime. He can't execute anyone a court hasn't ordered to be executed.


    Fact remains that I will believe that corporations are people only when Perry executes one.
    OK, then you actually don't understand that it's a dumb joke which doesn't hold up to the slightest bit of scrutiny. It's not the first time I've given someone way too much credit, but I never make that mistake twice.
    It's not "tolerance" if you already approve of what you purport to "tolerate."

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    Re: Corporations Aren't People

    Quote Originally Posted by Hamster Buddha View Post
    The problem with this is that it assumes that their isn't an equal and opposite force on the other-side. What this does is enable corporations to lobby in the same way that the pro-democrat unions do.
    I was under the impression that Citizens United opened the floodgates to unions as well.

    I want big money - whether it is unions, big business, or individuals out of politicians pockets ASAP - directly or indirectly.

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    Re: Corporations Aren't People

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    The honchos at Enron went to priso, purdy much making Enron a person.
    If the honchos went to prison than how did Enron go with them?
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    Re: Corporations Aren't People

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob N View Post
    Indeed, Agent. Just consider all rights to a person here. Business will never be the same if Scalia sides with Hobby Lobby.
    of course not, what will happen is individual rights will be infringed on and take a back seat, no thanks

    logical if people think hobby lobby is right then they must also think its ok for hobby lobby to discriminate against say people who have gotten divorced, unwed mothers, women in general etc etc its just simple BS
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    Re: Corporations Aren't People

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob N View Post
    If the honchos went to prison than how did Enron go with them?
    W/o googling, name them...
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    So there is absolutely no evidence this woman, whom you called a slut, did this but you are ready to take someone's word as evidence. Guess you don't think witch hunts have to end when it's going after the certain people.

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    Re: Corporations Aren't People

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob N View Post
    Indeed, Agent. Just consider all rights to a person here. Business will never be the same if Scalia sides with Hobby Lobby.
    Unions aren't people, either. I don't see you bitching about them being goven 1st Amendment rights.
    Quote Originally Posted by americanwoman View Post
    So there is absolutely no evidence this woman, whom you called a slut, did this but you are ready to take someone's word as evidence. Guess you don't think witch hunts have to end when it's going after the certain people.

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    Re: Corporations Aren't People

    Quote Originally Posted by Hamster Buddha View Post
    The problem with this is that it assumes that their isn't an equal and opposite force on the other-side. What this does is enable corporations to lobby in the same way that the pro-democrat unions do.
    False. Unions must get the permission of its members before they use money toward a candidate which is not at all true with corporations. They don't need the permission from shareholders to endorse candidates. The money flows easily with no strings attached.

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