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THE AVERAGE JOE MAKES A POINT 

SUPREME COURT ACTIVISM IN CITIZENS UNITED

From: Joseph Carraro
Series: THE AVERAGE JOE
Length: 04:59

The Supreme Court's recent decision in the Citizens United case, in which activist "conservative" judges took it upon themselves to grant corporations and unions a brand new right to free speech which allows them to spend unlimited amounts of money on campaign, thereby drowning out the voices and influence of individuals like the average Joes and Janes of this country.

Default-2_small Joe Carraro discusses his opposition to the Supreme Court's recent decision in the Citizens United case, in which activist "conservative" judges took it upon themselves to grant corporations and unions a brand new right to free speech which allows them to spend unlimited amounts of money on campaign, thereby drowning out the voices and influence of individuals like the average Joes and Janes of this country. As a conservative independent himself, Joe sees this as a further power grab for the elites to ensure that the totally dominate political campaigns so that the people will never have an equal voice thanks to so-called conservatives who have done exactly opposite what they claimed that they would never do by creating new law from the bench. This isn't about left or right or liberal or conservative; it's about those with power holding onto it at the expense of normal American citizens.

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Joe Carraro discusses his opposition to the Supreme Court's recent decision in the Citizens United case, in which activist "conservative" judges took it upon themselves to grant corporations and unions a brand new right to free speech which allows them to spend unlimited amounts of money on campaign, thereby drowning out the voices and influence of individuals like the average Joes and Janes of this country. As a conservative independent himself, Joe sees this as a further power grab for the elites to ensure that the totally dominate political campaigns so that the people will never have an equal voice thanks to so-called conservatives who have done exactly opposite what they claimed that they would never do by creating new law from the bench. This isn't about left or right or liberal or conservative; it's about those with power holding onto it at the expense of normal American citizens.