What are "corporations" if not people?

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    It's True: Corporations Are People
    What else could they be?
    Buildings don't hire people.
    Buildings don't design cars that run on electricity or discover drug therapies to defeat cancer.

    Elizabeth Warren introduced President Obama at a big fundraiser in Boston:
    "Mitt Romney tells us, in his own words, he believes corporations are people. No, Mitt, corporations are NOT people," she pronounced. "People have hearts. They have kids. They get jobs. They get sick. They love and they cry and they dance. They live and they die. Learn the difference." The audience went wild.
    Jack Welch and Suzy Welch: It's True—Corporations Are People - WSJ.com

    Ms. Warren.. who makes corporate decisions? Computers? Buildings? Oil wells?
    Seriously .. what else but "people" make those decisions? NOT corporations!
     
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    She's right. Corporations are not people. The Supreme Court ruled incorrectly.
     
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    So when corporations kill people can we execute them? Put them in prison maybe? Slap their wrists?

    (where the hell are those wrists?)
     
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    If corporations are people then they are people who continually shirk their responsibilities, easily over ride the interests of actual people, cause damage to society and the environment far in excess of what a single person could do and are practically impossible to punish for their wrong doings. If a person such as that lived next door you would hate their stinking guts.
     
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    From Rush's lips to this site. In mere minutes.

    Too funny.

    And yes, I do listen when I can, to blabbers on both silly ends.

    Can't you folks at least wait a day or two?

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    Corporations don't have hands to make donations to Politicians either yet they do it collectively don't they?
     
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    I have YET to see a corporation physically sign a document. Write a check.
     
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    Why dont you post those incidents blowhard..............
     
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    Corporations are groups of people. It's not really that hard to understand. The question is, what rights do groups of people have? Do corporations deserve special rights that other groups don't? Do they deserve less than other groups?
     
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    Demonic entities ?
     

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