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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 27.01.10 | 11:13 (IST)

    I don't know if you caught the news earlier this week. But it's now legal for foreign corporations to spend unlimited amounts on US politics. That is the new definition of Freedom of Speech for corporations. If the Saudis or Iran want to, they can now spend billions just to defeat or support anybody. For that matter, so can Exxon. Next election, we'll have the best government corporate money can but, anywhere in the world. AIPAC's money is soon to be chump change.

    from the article: U.S. lawmakers to Obama: Press Israel to ease Gaza siege
    First published 22:45 26.01.10 | Last updated 22:47 26.01.10
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