Jan 12 • 2M

Let’s Admit It: The Supreme Court is Corrupt and Clueless

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Author, agitator and activist Jim Hightower spreads the good word of true populism, under the simple notion that "everybody does better, when everybody does better."
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As many of its own members privately admit, Congress has become a pay-to-play lawmaking casino – closed to commoners, but offering full-service access to corporate powers.

But there’s another government entity that’s even more aloof from workaday people – and it has become a handmaiden to the corporate elites trying to increase their dominance over us: The Supreme Court. The six-member, right-wing majority on this secretive powerhouse now routinely vetoes efforts by workers, environmentalists, students, local officials, voters, and all others who try to rein in corporate greed and abuses.

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