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Do the Koch Bros. own the world?

Yes   1 vote - 20 %
Every part that matters   1 vote - 20 %
Tell me more so I can report it to the Kochs   1 vote - 20 %
This question is treasonous and blasphemous!   2 votes - 40 %
5 Total Votes
The pranksters' political speech isn't Constitutionally protected because it infringes on our IP.

A hoot since IP law is based squarely on Article I, Section 8, Clause 8 of the United States Constitution.

So they argued the Constitutional Right to Free Speech is trumped by the Constitutional Right of Copyright.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Wed May 18th, 2011 at 02:55:11 PM EST
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To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries.

I fail to see where it mentions "to crush free speach" but I am sure it eventually will.

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by A swedish kind of death on Wed May 18th, 2011 at 03:25:22 PM EST
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... "to promote ... other Useful Arts".

Clearly, crushing free speech is an Art that is useful to the entrenched aristocracy of wealth.

And isn't supporting an entrenched aristocracy what the Constitution is all about?

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Tue May 24th, 2011 at 12:57:55 PM EST
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If I'd known what I was doing, I'd have told him I was preparing for a career with a major, regional firm.  Instead, I attempted to "correct" my deficiencies.  Now he's a partner at Holland & Knight, and I get paid in muskrat pelts and sacks of feed.  Go figure.).

It is obvious you are a dangerous, pinko, liberal commie and will NEVER fit in with the way big business is done in Utah. Never criticize your betters, you know.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Fri May 20th, 2011 at 08:24:56 AM EST
Not just betters, moral superiors.
by rifek on Fri May 20th, 2011 at 07:44:29 PM EST
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