The framers of the US Constitution consciously set up the government into three different parts – executive, legislative and judicial – in order to ensure that even if the majority of the people managed to gain control over one wing, or even two, that the third wing could thwart them. The wing that is most shielded from the wishes of the majority is the judicial, especially the US Supreme Court. In order to keep it as distant and mystical as possible, the court forbids any video recordings. Here, for the first time ever, is a video of a court proceeding, specifically a protester who has the guts to stand up and challenge the court. He is protesting the “Citizens United” ruling, under which corporations are “citizens” and can make unlimited political donations. It shows how much this wing is under direct corporate control.
Here’s the video:
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