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'We the Corporations' or 'We the People?'

by Carla Rautenberg and Deborah Van Kleef


On Sept. 14, State Representatives Kent Smith (District 8) and Nickie Antonio (District 13) announced their primary co-sponsorship in the Ohio House of Representatives of a resolution calling on “legislators at the state and federal level and other communities and jurisdictions to support an amendment to the United States Constitution that would abolish corporate personhood and the doctrine of money as speech.” 594 more words

Illinois Supreme Court Won't Reconsider Redistricting Ruling

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court has denied a request to reconsider its ruling that a group’s initiative to change how legislative districts are drawn is ineligible for the November ballot. 118 more words


Equal Rights for Women

The following is my take on Equal Rights for Women in the United States. 

Timeline 1769:  The colonies screwed it up from the get-go by adopting the British system which did not allow married women to own property or keep their own wages.  233 more words


Tuesday Drinking Liberally Ballot Issue Happy Hour

Join the Left-Leaning Community to discuss two Constitutional Amendments on the November 8th ballot with two A-List Guest Speakers from 6:30-8:30 pm Tuesday at our Drinking Liberally Happy Hour @  77 more words

St. Louis

Group Launching Ad Campaign To Protect State's Road Fund

CHICAGO (CBS) — A coalition of business, labor, and construction groups has launched a statewide campaign to change the Illinois Constitution to prohibit state government from raiding its road fund whenever it needs to balance the budget. 156 more words


Ruinous Ideas Linger on

The Doctrine of Nullification lost in the court of history… as a nation state and as a people we rejected it, outright.  Our Constitution created a hierarchy of law to bring order to the muddled system of 13 competing legal systems.  294 more words