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Objections to the Clean Elections Amendment

I’ve discovered, much to my surprise, that not everyone is reacting to the Clean Elections Amendment with universal acclaim. (OK, maybe not a big surprise.) I have tried to point out that this is not a partisan issue…both liberals and conservatives, Democrats and Republicans, should find the CEA to be far superior to our current system of funding elections. 527 more words

Campaign Cash = ZERO tax bill

Why do I believe unlimited campaign donations are so damaging? One major reason is because the contributions of our major corporations buy them the ability to evade taxes. 263 more words

Selling Candidates like Hemorrhoid Ointments

©2014 by Fred Flaxman

Last time I looked at a Gallup poll it showed that Congress’s approval rating was at an all-time low of 9 percent. 240 more words

Supreme Court To The Campaign Finance Rescue (Again)

Imagine for a moment that you make a good living and enjoy the finer things in life. You work hard, and you’re well compensated for the work you do. 801 more words

Register to Vote by April 11th

May 6th Primary Election will be the FIRST chance NC voters have to go to the polls following the significant Election Reform done during the 2013 legislative session. 165 more words


Anemic Turnout and Civic Engagement

When the dust settled after the most recent Texas party primaries, newspaper editorial writers across the state were able to dust off and wheel out their evergreen essays about the deplorable lack of voter turnout. 1,261 more words