The truth about the lefts hate of Citizens United

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    When will those on the left admit that their opposition of Citizens United stems from the fact that it removes the power of union money in elections. Now the upper hand is being shifted to the right.
    Even Rachel maddow appeared to admit that though she probably didn't mean to.
    After all they had now problem when Obama outspent McCain and have no problem with unions pouring money into elections.
     
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    No it doesn't. It actually increases the amount of money unions are allowed to spend on elections.
     
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    Yes but the right is benifiting more. There just isn't enough union support anymore and the left is realizing that their base is being hurt because of it.
    Also the left never talks about the fact that unions can spend all that money. They only complain about corporations and lie about foreign money.
     
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    My opposition to CU v. FEC is it is anti-democratic. It matters not if Unions or Industry or foreign nations make and enforce our laws. What CU does is puts more power (influence is power) in the hands of powerful self intersts and reduces the power of the individual.
     
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    Doesn't negate the fact that Unions poor millions into Dem coffers every year.

    Thats somehow not buying an election??
     
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    Horsepucky.

    Just turn the TV off if you don't want to watch political ads.

    Congress shall make no laws abridging the freedom of speech just because you find it distasteful.
     
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    I'm convinced. You're as partisan as most of the right wingers and as stupid as Willow Tree [didn't know your posts carry that much influence, huh?)
     
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    This is not a 'partisan' matter.
     
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    The left was quite happy when they were getting the majority of campaign contributions. They just complain when the right gets campaign contributions.
     
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    Actually it is; that conclusion might require a bit of thought so I understand your confusion.
     

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