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I guess the only way to combat the Supreme Court’s unfortunate political action last week is this:

clipped from www.opednews.com

Edwards and Conyers Just Introduced a Constitutional Amendment to Overrule SCOTUS

Congresswoman Donna Edwards introduced the Constitutional amendment, together with Congressman John Conyers.

“Free Speech Rights Are For People, Not Corporations”
WASHINGTON, DC Congresswoman Donna Edwards of Maryland introduced today a constitutional amendment bill to overturn the US Supreme Court’s recent ruling allowing unlimited corporate money in elections. Congressman John Conyers, Jr. of Michigan, the chair of the House Judiciary Committee, is a co-sponsor of the amendment bill.
A coalition of public interest organizations and independent business advocates praised the Congresswoman’s action.

Immediately following the Court’s ruling on January 21, 2010, the groups launched a constitutional amendment campaign at http://www.freespeechforpeople.org to correct the judiciary’s creation of corporate rights under the First Amendment over the past three decades.
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Today was the Rally in DC to Support Single-Payer Plan

David Swanson gives an ongoing report of the day at http://www.afterdowningstreet.org/node/44852.  It also contains the list of all Congressional speakers and supporters and coverage of Press Conferences.

Conyers speaks to the Crowd

Above is John Conyers addressing the crowd. Swanson’s coverage gives details of this and more.