The people beg to differ, Mr. Romney

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August 11, 2011
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"The political world is abuzz with a heat-of-the-moment comment by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney that is starkly revealing. ... 'Corporations are people, my friend -- of course they are. Everything corporations earn ultimately goes to the people. Where do you think it goes? Whose pockets? Whose pockets? People's pockets. Human beings, my friend.' Romney has taken the view codified by the U.S. Supreme Court in the Citizens United case. ... But Romney's basic point is an economic one, that corporations are just part of a virtuous cycle of which we are all a part. Money goes in, money comes out. ... Balderdash." [editor's note: He's got this half of it right; problem is, taxing 'em more only raises the prices the rest of us pay! - SAT] (08/11/11)  

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