Matt Bors by Matt Bors

Matt Bors

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  1. narrowminded

    narrowminded said, over 4 years ago

    Unions are people, churches are people, Govn.’ are people, civilization is people.
    Only corporations can’t be people so it’s ok for progressives to preach hatred upon them and steal their property.

  2. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, over 4 years ago

    Hello Neighbors,
    In a recent Supreme Court decision- if I clearly understood the decision- Unions were told they could no long use monies collected from rank and file for political causes without the express permission of the individual member. Yet, the Citizens United ruling permits corporations to use monies collected through shareholders and the work of employees whether or not the individual shareholder or employee wants the corporation to support a particular candidate. I agree with SCOTUS on the union decision, but strongly disagree with Citizens United. In fact, the political ads funded by these newly strengthened super pacs are dividing citizens, not unifying them, more and more each the week.
    Money from Corporations and Unions isn’t speech. Letters, emails, and conversations are speech.
    Speak up America. WRITE and STAMP a letter to your elected officials and party leadership(national and state)with thoughtful and respectful expressions of your opinions and how you want legislatures to vote. If that doesn’t work, we’ll have to use the internet to created referendums they cannot legally ignore. We can also boycott corporations.

  3. Heavy B

    Heavy B said, over 4 years ago

    If someone dies as a result of negligence of a corperation, how do you arrest a corperation?

  4. walruscarver2000

    walruscarver2000 said, over 4 years ago

    @Respectful Troll

    Obviously you are new here. Common sense is strictly forbidden and “respect” is not OK unless you are speaking to someone who agrees with yoour political philosophy. Welcome aboard.

  5. Simon Seamount

    Simon Seamount said, over 4 years ago

    The idea that “corporations are people” is ensconced in the United States Code, although the term is “Person” not people.

    26 United States Code 7701 – Definitions
    (a) When used in this title, where not otherwise distinctly expressed or manifestly incompatible with the intent thereof—
    (1) Person
    The term “person” shall be construed to mean and include an individual, a trust, estate, partnership, association, company or corporation.

  6. William Bednar

    William Bednar GoComics PRO Member said, over 4 years ago

    Matt needs some new “happy smoke”!

  7. Heavy B

    Heavy B said, over 4 years ago

    All the CEOs? The president? The employees? How does it work?

  8. Chillbilly

    Chillbilly said, over 4 years ago

    I own a corporation and I assure you that it’s not a person.

  9. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, over 4 years ago

    Hey, corporations are people, my friend! — Willard Romney, early in the primaries.

  10. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 4 years ago

    LLC” is unto itself an interesting acronym, as it means “Limited LIABILITY Corporation”, as in, “we screw up, and pass the buck”. And yes SCOTUS in the past HAS limited unions, while NOT limiting corporations. Shareholder letters are now quite interesting as the bottom line on proxy is “don’t bother, because the board will do what IT wants!”.

    Owning an oil company is a license to print money. And being a corporation is a license to drive 88.6% of Congress, and 99.9% of all Republican administration decisions, regulations, Executive Orders, and “signing statements”.

  11. lonecat

    lonecat said, over 4 years ago

    @Heavy B

    You sue the CEO, unless it was Romney, because he wasn’t really involved.

  12. cjr53

    cjr53 said, over 4 years ago

    How about reinstate the equal time for each candidate or ballot measure and take big money out of buying so much advertising?
    It once was that way.

  13. Heavy B

    Heavy B said, over 4 years ago


    But does the CEO spend time in jail on manslaughter? Or murder?

  14. pirate227

    pirate227 said, over 4 years ago

    Bain Capital should have been aborted.

  15. mikefive

    mikefive said, over 4 years ago

    @Respectful Troll

    The decision relates to all corporations including single person, nonprofits, and not-for-profits. That would include charities, unions, churches, et al. I have no idea how you could structure a law that wouldn’t be prejudicial to one type of corporation or other. That was part of the reason for the way the Supreme Court made its decision.

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