1.28.2010

US Politicians and Elections: Now On Sale Everywhere

In this edition of ATS News we cover the stunning landmark decision of the US Supreme Court that effectively places a "for sale" sign on every politician in the country. While conspiracy theorists have known that corporate lobbyists have held sway over politicians for some time, the new ruling opens the floodgates for massive sums of money. The resulting fallout is that politicians and elections can be easily bought and sold by major corporations, in what some are calling the end of democracy in America. Other stories include Hugo Chavez's claim that the US caused the Haiti earthquake, freedom of speech in Italy, government wiretapping, and more.

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