Tag Archives: Corporations

ExxonMobil getting off for Free

For many years I struggled with where I fit in politically. My parents, like many Cubans, were Republicans. When I registered to vote, I followed their lead and registered as a Republican. I was 18 years old and while proud to be a registered voter, I had no idea what a Republican was. Many years […]

Corporations are people too

That’s what the Supreme Court of the United States decided today in a split decision, 5-4.¹ It’s best to consider this decision with some historical background. In 1907, President Teddy Roosevelt called on Congress to restrict corporations, railroads and banks from using their own money in federal election campaigns. The Tillman Act was enacted and […]