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Offline lowonthetotem

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Perhaps the saddest thing I've ever heard
« on: January 22, 2010, 09:21:36 am »
I have been a U.S. citizen my entire life.  I cannot recall when I have been more disappointed in our government.  I'd encourage everyone to contact your representatives over this.  I know that MJ is very biased towards the left, but I really cannot imagine how a positive spin can be put on this from either side.

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Re: Perhaps the saddest thing I've ever heard
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2010, 11:12:45 am »
I see a big stink being raised over this and I don't care. Just more smoke and mirrors that do a good job of hiding the real issues.

Until they pass a law banning bribes (lobbying), campaign finance reform is meaningless.

If anything I see this move as a good thing. As striking down these laws as unconstitutional (which they are) might help some independents and 3rd parties gain a foothold. It may also lead to the creation of real reforms that address the real problems of rampant bribing that undermines our democracy.

This 2 party system is so corrupt it sickens me. These 'campaign finance' laws only further solidify the unhealthy monopoly that the 2 major parties have.


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