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Corporation Says It Will Run for Congress
02-05-2010, 02:21 AM, (This post was last modified: 02-05-2010, 09:16 PM by mastermg.)
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Corporation Says It Will Run for Congress
Corporation Says It Will Run for Congress

Following the Supreme Court decision implicitly granting corporations the right to free speech (by determining that political spending is a kind of speech), a corporation has decided to take what it believes to be “democracy’s next step”: It is running for Congress.

With more than a twinge of irony, Murray Hill Incorporated, a liberal public relations firm, recently announced that it planned to run in the Republican primary in Maryland’s 8th Congressional District.

Here is the company’s first “campaign” ad:




http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/02/02/corporation-says-it-will-run-for-congress/



Democracy: The art of selling congress to the highest bidder. America has become a corporation.
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02-05-2010, 06:56 PM, (This post was last modified: 02-05-2010, 07:02 PM by drummer.)
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RE: Corporation Says It Will Run for Congress
Quote:(not sure how to embed youtube anymore, go to the link for video ad)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHRKkXtxDRA

copy everything after the =
HHRKkXtxDRA

inclose it in these braces

[youtubeTEST]HHRKkXtxDRA[/youtubeTEST]

take out the TEST,had to put that in as the code was trying to display
a video

so its everything after the = sign

youtube /youtube [] []
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02-05-2010, 08:08 PM,
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RE: Corporation Says It Will Run for Congress
(02-05-2010, 06:56 PM)drummer Wrote:
Quote:(not sure how to embed youtube anymore, go to the link for video ad)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHRKkXtxDRA

copy everything after the =
HHRKkXtxDRA

inclose it in these braces

[youtubeTEST]HHRKkXtxDRA[/youtubeTEST]

take out the TEST,had to put that in as the code was trying to display
a video

so its everything after the = sign

youtube /youtube [] []

So the functionality is limited to just youtube?
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02-05-2010, 08:37 PM,
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RE: Corporation Says It Will Run for Congress
who owns Murray Hill and who owns them in turn?
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02-05-2010, 09:17 PM,
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RE: Corporation Says It Will Run for Congress
Oh ok Im not suppose to include the v=.
Cool
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02-06-2010, 07:22 AM,
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RE: Corporation Says It Will Run for Congress
(02-05-2010, 08:37 PM)nik Wrote: who owns Murray Hill and who owns them in turn?

you do realize this is political satire, right? go to their website and check it out.
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02-06-2010, 09:49 PM,
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RE: Corporation Says It Will Run for Congress
I didn't know that myself haha
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