Posted 5 years ago on Aug. 30, 2011, 2:12 a.m. EST by iriswaters
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Ok, so... I'm thinking that I have 3 demands. I know folk are looking for one, but I want 3:
1) I want to see some people going to prison for the housing crisis. Period. Not negotiable, no 20Billion dollar deals. Find the crooks, ...find the evidence and put people in prison. Seriously, they are never going to stop unless heads roll at some point. They have broken our laws. The People Want Justice!
2) I want a law, possibly an amendment, making purchased speech a special class, available to be subject to special laws for the purpose of defending elections from tampering. A progressive group is teaming up with the Tea Party to try and work out some form of constitutional ammendment to get the money out of the politics. And yes, this will include money from labor unions. What's good for the goose...
This is instead of ending corporate personhood, since if one reads the reasoning for the Citizen's United ruling, corporate personhood actually isn't strictly needed. Only that people -running- a corporation have the right to speech.
3) End the Fed. Print Greenbacks. Give Congress and/or the treasury the sole power to issue currency. No more privately owned Federal Reserve BS.