Saturday, May 19, 2012

Corporations Are Not People

 "Banks do not have an obligation to promote the public good." - Alexander Dielius
 "There is no America. There is no democracy. There is only IBM and ITT and AT&T and DuPont, Dow, Union Carbide, and Exxon. Those are the nations of the world today. " - Paddy Chayefsky, from Network

 "Corporations cannot commit treason, nor be outlawed, nor excommunicate, for they have no souls." - Edward Coke

 "A simple way to determine whether the right to dissent in a particular society is being upheld is to apply the town square test: Can a person walk into the middle of the town square and express his or her views without fear of arrest, imprisonment, or physical harm? If he can, then that person is living in a free society." - Natan Sharansky
 "You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements." - Norman Douglas
 "What power has law where only money rules?" - Petronius

 "Silence is the ultimate weapon of power." - Charles de Gaulle
YTD - 362

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