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Sanders on Campaign Finance Ruling:
‘What World are the Justices Living in?’

PJ Media, by Bridget Johnson

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 4/2/2014 12:47:17 PM

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) had a concise reaction to a Supreme Court ruling today that voided legal limits on contributions by individual donors to political campaigns: “What world are the five conservative Supreme Court justices living in?” “Freedom of speech, in my view, does not mean the freedom to buy the United States government,” Sanders said. “To equate the ability of billionaires to buy elections with ‘freedom of speech’ is totally absurd. The Supreme Court is paving the way toward an oligarchic form of society in which a handful of billionaires like the Koch brothers and Sheldon Adelson will control

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That didn´t take long! "Freedom of speech, in my view, does not mean the freedom to buy the United States government.” You mean like the Democrats already do?? Idiots like Sanders are so blinded by their own ideology they can´t see their utter hypocrisy and irony of their statements. Obama will soon follow. Instead of Citizens United he will start bashing Shaun McCutcheon. They are probably already devising plans to go after him. Can he expect an IRS audit soon?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: stablemoney, 4/2/2014 12:50:48 PM     (No. 9794554)

I hope in a world without socialists, which is where I want to live.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: The Advocate, 4/2/2014 12:53:00 PM     (No. 9794561)

Great news.
Unions and corrupt dem politicians - exploding heads!lol

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Reply 3 - Posted by: curious1, 4/2/2014 12:53:40 PM     (No. 9794566)

Yeah, the libtards don´t like it because they cheat and ignore the limits with impunity (and using unions to ignore the limits) while the honest conservatives were limited. This starts to level the playing field - and libtards can´t compete when that happens. That´s why they always have to lie, cheat, indoctrinate, suppress and oppress - no other way for them to win.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 4/2/2014 12:54:46 PM     (No. 9794568)

Was wondering who on the left would be the first to raise the uber scary Koch brothers flag.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 4/2/2014 12:57:52 PM     (No. 9794577)

Much better to buy elections with a corrupt mainstream media, 10 bucks, and a pack of cigarettes, I guess.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Pros7767, 4/2/2014 1:00:03 PM     (No. 9794583)

Personally, I´ve had it with the rich on either side buying our government.

Campaigns should be federally funded with spending limitations for all candidates. It eliminates all of this crony capitalism crap.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bpl40, 4/2/2014 1:06:57 PM     (No. 9794597)

It is strange that Bernie did not mention Soros. Which is exactly why we need this ruling.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Fat Elvis, 4/2/2014 1:24:55 PM     (No. 9794621)

Oh, and let´s not forget our good friends like George Soros, David Geffen, Steve Bing, etc, etc. Funny how punks like Bernie Sanders forget about them when they get on their soapbox. At least he´s got something to whine about next time he´s on Real Time.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: reilly, 4/2/2014 1:35:19 PM     (No. 9794650)


Bernie wants taxpayers to fund campaigns so he can rule without paying for it. He is a nasty, pushy Brooklyn know-it-all. He and Leahy are the worst things ever to happen to Vermont.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: mws50, 4/2/2014 1:44:22 PM     (No. 9794660)

Hey Bernie, it is called the USA. You would not have the very first clue where that is.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 4/2/2014 2:48:20 PM     (No. 9794739)

Four of them appear to be living in your world, Bernie. Those would be the usual four whose care not for the Constitution; just like you.

Why not remove all stress in you life and move to Cuba`s workers paradise, Bernie. Why fight when you can switch?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Rabidrabbit1, 4/2/2014 2:58:26 PM     (No. 9794759)

Hey, Sanders, what world are you living in?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 4/2/2014 3:02:31 PM     (No. 9794765)

From Open Secrets:

2012 Presidential Election Race
..........Obama........... Romney
Raised $715,677,692 $446,135,997

There´s the real reason for the whining of the Left.

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