End Corporate Personhood?

That’s one of the common cries of the Occupy movements, generally in order to limit political speech by corporations. There is, however, a catch that I do not think they are aware of.

You can only tax persons.

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6 Responses to End Corporate Personhood?

  1. MG says:

    Their view is simple:
    If it’s not a person, it’s property; property can be seized via eminent domain.

    • Mountainbear says:

      Now I wish I was over there. I saw a vid of some protestor holding an iPad into the faces of LEOs. I could seize that iPad… for the greater good and redistribution. I am after all working for the ministry of the interior, so I need it. He’s a bum, he doesn’t need it.

      • MG says:

        Then they yell: “This is what a police state looks like.”

        However, with their Euro fetish, as long as you tell them you’re with the Austrian Government, they’d probably roll over!

  2. midwest bill says:

    Unions are people too … I’m sure they want to end the corrupt practice of unions purchasing politicians.

    Are presidents property, or people? Obama is owned by unions.

  3. thepi says:


    I’ve been pretty impressed by the Onion, they really took Bush to the cleaners ( both deservedly and not), and have kept it up with Obama. The Colbert/Daily shows have been neigh unwatchable on the other hand…

  4. Chuck Currie says:

    You can only sue a person also. Another catch they didn’t think of.

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