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Court ruling on corporate money boon to Ohio campaign | The Columbu...

There are 2 comments on the Columbus Dispatch story from Sep 21, 2010, titled Court ruling on corporate money boon to Ohio campaign | The Columbu.... In it, Columbus Dispatch reports that:

Before a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in January, the most Cincinnati billionaire Carl Lindner could directly contribute to Senate candidate Rob Portman was $4,800. But because of a decision opening campaigns to corporate contributions, Lindner's American Financial Group was able to give 83 times that amount, $400,000, to a group backing the ...

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Columbus, OH

#1 Sep 22, 2010
U.S. Supreme Court needs recalled for cause.

Akron, OH

#2 Sep 22, 2010
Those bastards! Spending their own money to persuade their fellow citizens of their position on the issues of the day. Where do they get off doing that? I tells ya, there oughtta be a law against anyone who's not a politician from buying media time to influence elections. You can't let people have power like that, they might use it unwisely. Why, next thing ya know, they'll let ordinary people comment on the Internet in response to editorials by professional newspaper writers, and then where will we be?

--sarcasm off--

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