Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Colbert: It’s ‘a crucial time in the fight for corporate civil rights’

He's closer to the zeitgeist than most.
Regarding 'Corporate Personhood' I'll predict the Supreme Court revisits .Santa Clara County v. Southern Pacific Railroad within two years.
Keep an eye on Justice Sotomayor. During her first appearance with the Supremes she said:
Judges "created corporations as persons, gave birth to corporations as persons," she said. "There could be an argument made that that was the court's error to start with...[imbuing] a creature of state law with human characteristics." 

From The Raw Story:

Stephen Colbert decided Monday evening that it was finally time to reveal what his Super PAC stood for.
On the latest episode of The Colbert Report, the Comedy Central host made his important announcement after a few months of analyzing fans’ feedback. Colbert was spurred on by a letter from two kids named Charlie and Grace, who planned on starting a lemonade stand for the PAC if only they knew what it stood for.

With the words “people” and “corporations” being used the most in his viewers’ world cloud, Colbert felt the fans wanted his PAC  ”to stand for the self-evident truth that ‘Corporations are people.”...MORE, including video.