FACTS OF LIFE ...
By Tom Hyland
Category of CRIME? HUH?
I'll bet More Billions or Trillions of DOLLARS are STOLEN in Politics than ALL Organized Crime PUT TOGETHER!
FACTS OF LIFE:
© - Tom Hyland - 2/1/12
1. Even though the President of the U.S. is called:
“The Most Powerful Man on Earth” ...
it is NOT SO!
HE IS NOT GOD!
HE IS NOT A DICTATOR!
HE CAN NOT DICTATE!
The Constitution Sets out The Balance of Power:
Legislative - Judicial - Executive ...
Each Branch has Limited Powers!
2. Even though He is the Commander-In-Chief
of The Armed Forces ...
ONLY Congress Has the RIGHT to Declare WAR!
Bush’s Two Invasions Were WRONG!
But Congress CONDONED Them!
Ten Years Later - ‘We The People’ -
ARE STILL PAYING FOR IT!
3. Corporations are ‘Pulling ALL The Strings’!
Lobbying! Collusion! Campaign Financing!
‘Donations’! GRAFT! Pay-Offs!
Approximately 46% (244) Members of Congress
Just Who In The Hell Do You Think ‘THEY’ listen To?
“WE THE PEOPLE”?
The Little Guys?
Middle Income Americans?
4. America is Supposed to Be a Nation:
OF The People - BY The People - FOR The People!
Up Until the End of World War II -
This MIGHT Have Been True?
But the Late 40’s & Early 50’s Saw
Corporations Expand & Multiply like ROACHES!
More Power to the Corporations ...
Less Power to The People!
SAD ... But ... TRUE!
5. Most Corporate Charters Are Granted by a State.
Most Corporations Chose the State
Based on the Most Advantageous Tax Laws.
Ergo, There Is No National Federal Agency
Which REGULATES Them!
This Holds True for The Insurance Industry Especially!
Only One Individual In Each State ‘Holds The Reins’
The State Insurance Commissioner!
And You Wonder WHY Premiums Escalate?
CONVENIENT - HUH?
6. GREASED PALMS! GRAFT! GREED!
You Want to Get a Beneficial Bill PASSED?
You Want to Get a Bill NIXED?
I Could Go ON & ON ...
But, Instead, Here’s Some Recent POOP Instead ...
Senate debates STOCK Act, dodges real issue of money in politics
by Donny Shaw February 1, 2012 http://www.opencongress.org/
“The undue influence of corporate money in public policy is at the root of nearly all the major problems facing the U.S. right now, and in the wake of the Citizens United decision it's only going to get worse.
That's why it was good to hear President Obama call out the "corrosive influence of money in politics" during his State of the Union speech.
Unfortunately, his primary call to action doesn't even address the real issue.
“Send me a bill that bans insider trading by members of Congress,” Obama said. “I will sign it tomorrow.”
The Senate has already responded to the request by voting 93-2 to begin debate of the STOCK Act, which would ban Congress from trading for personal benefit based on nonpublic information derived from their official positions.
As a recent 60 Minutes episode made clear, insider trading by Congress is a real problem that should be corrected. Members of Congress should never be given special exemptions from the laws they enact on everyone else. But it has almost nothing to do with how money distorts the political process and prevents Congress from doing its job and serving the public interest.
The corrosive influence of money in politics is rooted in the disproportionate level of political campaign contributions and lobbying expenditures from private interests, the revolving door that lets D.C. elites build up their personal worth by blurring the line between public and private work, and the secretive corporate takeover of elections.
These things have made the U.S. Congress a systemically corrupt institution, where bribery is the norm (and perfectly legal) and a pro-corporate bias is ubiquitous.
We need systemic fixes to root out the corrosive influence of money in politics.
Instead, Obama and Congress are looking at cosmetic fixes to symbolic cases of individual corruption that are both rare and relatively inconsequential.”
Read Full Article
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The Above is just to show that other more Renowned Writers
Are Saying THE SAME THING as Me.
WAKE UP AMERICAN CITIZENS!
SMELL THE AWFUL OFFAL!
VOTE ‘OUT’ ALL THE ‘BUMS’!
© - TKH.
For Your Edification ...
FROM WIKIPEDIA.COM ......
A corporation is created under the laws of a state as a separate legal entity that has privileges and liabilities that are distinct from those of its members. There are many different forms of corporations, most of which are used to conduct business.
Early corporations were established by charter (i.e. by an ad hoc act passed by a parliament or legislature). Most jurisdictions now allow the creation of new corporations through registration.
An important (but not universal) contemporary feature of a corporation is limited liability. If a corporation fails, shareholders may lose their investments, and employees may lose their jobs, but neither will be liable for debts to the corporation’s creditors.
Despite not being natural persons, corporations are recognized by the law to have rights and responsibilities like natural persons (“people”).
Corporations can exercise human rights against real individuals and the state, and they can themselves be responsible for human rights violations. Corporations are conceptually immortal but they can “die” when they are “dissolved” either by statutory operation, order of court, or voluntary action on the part of shareholders.
Insolvency may result in a form of corporate ‘death’, when creditors force the liquidation and dissolution of the corporation under court order, but it most often results in a restructuring of corporate holdings.
Corporations can even be convicted of criminal offenses, such as fraud and manslaughter. However corporations are not living entities in the way that humans are. 
FINITO ! OOPS! MORE 'POOP' ...
RECEIVED IN AN EMAIL:
1. Buy Jeffrey Clements' outstanding new book, "Corporations Are Not People: Why They Have More Rights Than You Do and What You Can Do About It."
The book's ultimate goal is to give every citizen the tools and talking points to overturn corporate personhood state by state, community by community with petitions, house party kits, draft letters, shareholder resolutions, and much more.
And the book includes the real solution: a Constitutional Amendment which would reverse Citizens United.
Let's make this urgent book #1 on Amazon Politics and send a powerful message to the media about how strongly we feel.
2. Support the first Constitutional Amendment with broad support in the Senate, S.J.Res.29 - proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
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