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PUBLIC FORUM DEBATE
January 2013

Dr. John F. Schunk, Editor


“Resolved: On balance, the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission harms the election process.”


PRO
P01. CITIZENS UNITED DECISION IS DEEPLY FLAWED
P02. MONEY HAS SWAMPED THE ELECTION PROCESS
P03. C.U. TILTS THE PROCESS IN FAVOR OF THE WEALTHY
P04. ALLEGED INDEPENDENCE OF SUPER-PACs IS A JOKE
P05. CAMPAIGN DONORS HIDE BEHIND ANONYMITY
P06. MONEY HAS A HUGE IMPACT ON ELECTION OUTCOMES
P07. BIG MONEY CORRUPTS THE POLITICAL PROCESS
P08. MONTANA DEMONSTRATES POLITICAL CORRUPTION
P09. C.U. DECISION THREATENS DEMOCRACY
P10. FREE SPEECH ISSUE IS BOGUS
P11. PUBLIC OPINION OPPOSES C.U. DECISION

CON
C01. CITIZENS UNITED DECISION HAS BEEN MISINTERPRETED
C02. OPPOSITION TO DECISION IS UNJUSTIFIED HYSTERIA
C03. C.U. DECISION IS NOT CAUSE OF INCREASED SPENDING
C04. CORPORATE SPENDING HAS NOT INCREASED
C05. C.U. DOESN’T TILT PROCESS IN FAVOR OF THE WEALTHY
C06. DONOR ANONYMITY IS NOT A PROBLEM
C07. IMPACT OF MONEY ON ELECTIONS IS EXAGGERATED
C08. ALLEGED CORRUPTION IS EXAGGERATED
C09. C.U. DECISION BENEFITS DEMOCRACY
C10. C.U. DECISION PROTECTS FREE SPEECH
C11. C.U. DECISION PREVENTS GOVERNMENT TYRANNY
















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SK/P01. CITIZENS UNITED DECISION IS DEEPLY FLAWED

1. C.U. SAYS CORPORATIONS ARE PEOPLE & MONEY IS SPEECH

SK/P01.01) Monika Bauerlein & Clara Jeffrey, MOTHER JONES, July-August 2012, p. 27, GALE CENGAGE LEARNING, Expanded Academic ASAP. The majority opinion in Citizens United takes up 57 pages, but it's pretty efficiently boiled down as follows: (1) Money is speech; (2) corporations are people; (3) therefore, under the First Amendment, the government can't stop corporations from spending money on politics pretty much however they choose. Stevens penned an impassioned...

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