Right off the bat, Thom drops a bombshell concerning the 1886 Supreme Court decision which supposedly bestowed legal personhood upon corporations. According to his research, this landmark decision did not actually rule on any constitutional issue, and in fact refused to do so. This case, Santa Clara County vs Southern Pacific Railroad, has been the basis for many other decisions which have slowly given Corporations all the Constitutional priveledges, and few of the responsibilities, of personhood.
Thom traces the reverberations down to the present day of this decision, which was based on a lie, and later discusses some common historical misconceptions concerning events which led up to the Boston Tea Party.
An interesting and alarming interview, full of fresh information and insight; a good warm up for Hartman's appearance at Liberty Hall on Thursday, October 4, 2002, at 7:00 pm. At this event, Thom is sure to go into greater detail on these subjects, as well as provide time for Q & A.
Thom Hartman has written several other books, including seven books on attention deficit disorder and an environmental work, 'The Last Hours Of Ancient Sunlight.'
The file is about 32 minutes long.
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