December 17, 2010 at 6:35 pm in The Daily Republic
When will ‘power to people’ make return?
To the Editor:
Indeed, it appears that in this Christmas season of 2010, we are living in the dark night of the American soul. With the “Citizens United vs. Federal Elections Commission” decision of the U.S. Supreme Court passed last January, our political system was given into the hands of the large corporations, among them the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which now has the right to dispense an unlimited amount of money into political campaigns as an expression of their “right of free speech.”