When I was in high school we learned that people form corporations in order to avoid personal responsibility. So if corporations are people, as the supreme court has discovered, then people must be corporations, and have no personal responsibility!
And here I've thought, all these years, that democracy is about responsibility, about citizens taking responsibility for the well-being of their country. And that judges, too, have some sort of responsibility for the fairness of their rulings. Perhaps I was wrong!!!
I thought you might like to have a direct link to the May, 2010, report issued by the President's Cancer Panel. It's on the National Institute of Health's web site, and experts expected it to make a big impact. But it hasn’t received the kind of publicity it deserved.
Here are excerpts from the letter to President Obama that accompanied the report: