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This Is What Happens When Congress Is For Sale

This Is What Happens When Congress Is For Sale

By The Daily Take | The Thom Hartmann Show | Op-Ed
Saturday, 30 March 2013 09:43

While all eyes were glued on the Supreme Court this week and the hearings surrounding marriage equality, Americans were dealt a major blow by the other two branches of government.

On Tuesday, President Obama signed into law H.R 933, a continuing resolution appropriations bill that had been approved by Congress – both the House and the Senate – just days earlier.

And while the bill sounds fairly innocuous by itself, buried 78 pages into it was a provision that protects GMO and biotech companies like Monsanto from nearly all forms of judicial oversight.

Read more: http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/15424-this-is-what-happens...

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Outlaws! Those outside the law are outlaws. A ruse by any other

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So True Mark!

Jesus is coming and he will judge everyone with righteous judgement...

Oh, Jesus christ, I hope so.

Oh, Jesus Christ, I hope so.

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People will still be able to take

their issue to State court. This Federal law should be deemed unconstitutional when it is taken to court.

don't fear the truth


O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave!