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Attorney David Cobb Wants to Overturn the Sureme Court's Citizen's United Decision

02/18/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up today we'll talk with attorney David Cobb who is a national spokesperson for Move to Amend. Cobb will be speaking tonight at 7PM at the Unitarian Church in downtown St. Petersburg on his group's effort to overturn the Supreme Court's Citizen's United decision. Cobb, who is a former green Party presidential candidate, contends that the Citizen's decision held that corporations now have equal politica...

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Ralph Nader Says He Will Not Run for President This Year; Plus Nader on the Conventions, Iran, Gore Vidal and Citizen's United

08/01/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Good morning- welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up we’ll talk with consumer advocate and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader about the upcoming Republican and Democratic National Conventions…..Nader says taxpayers should not be funding those conventions----

But first one listener comment about yesterday’s discussion with investigative reporter Trevor Aaronson on the use of paid political provocateurs at the Republican National Convention in 2008. Here’s what o...

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US Supreme Court scales back another public campaign financing law

07/05/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up we'll talk with David Cobb of Move to Amend. Last week the U.S. Supreme Court scaled back Arizona's public campaign financing system. In effect the justices said Arizona's campaign finance law was wrong to reward publicly financed candidates when their opposition increased its privately-obtained campaign spending.

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Move to Amend: the movement to limit corporate power

01/20/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Good morning, welcome to radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up today we'll meet a 39-year-old south Florida woman who wants to marry a corporation. She is Echo Steiner. She says since the Citizen's United Supreme Court decision extended even more rights to corporations - why not marry a corporation? She's looking to merge with a corporation who is "well-endowed," environmentally conscious and socially responsible.

Later we'll talk with Carla Christianson who is statewide coordinator of ...

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Grassroots group challenges Supreme Court decision and corporate power

09/16/10 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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The 2004 Green Party presidential candidate, David Cobb, who is an attorney and an expert on the Constitution, will be in the Tampa Bay area the next few days as part of an effort to build a movement against growing corporate power.

The target of his concern is the US Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United vs. FEC that removed limits on corporate political contributions.

Cobb is part of a group called Move to Amend, which wants to amend the U.S. Constit...

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