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WAIT, WHAT? MANDATORY WHAT? DID YOU SAY VOTING?

For a second there I thought I misheard President Obama.  Surely he was talking about summer safety, and what he said was, “Mandatory Boating,” or something like that.  406 more words

Culture

Wolf PAC Hawaii Unanimously Takes House of Representatives

The Hawaii House of Representatives just passed a resolution to get money out of politics… unanimously. Now, it needs to pass the Hawaii State Senate. 119 more words

Campaign Finance Reform

Floyd Abrams Is Feeling A Little Defensive About "Citizens United"

I haven’t generally talked about campaign finance reform, or about one of the U.S. Supreme Court’s more disastrous policy missteps in that area (namely, Citizens United v. 937 more words

The Pope only wants to help

The Pope gave his blessing to campaign finance reform. But does the Pope know about campaign finance? Campaign finance is an issue created by the two-party system culture, a culture which perpetuates the notion that their system is the one and only institution of electoral government. 141 more words

Politics

It's Time to Take Back Our Democracy

Mayday.Us has a plan to take back our democracy. Be part of it. It’s time!

In 2014, we rallied more than 50,000 Americans to support a fight for fundamental reform in the way campaigns are funded — to reduce the influence of money in politics, by increasing the influence of people in politics.

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Politics

Tom Friedman at NYT: Is It Sheldon Adelson’s World?

From Comments at NYT, on Tom Friedman’s piece below:

A Centrist
New York, NY Yesterday

What a surprise. Big money allowed to run amok in politics leads to undue influence, to a dialogue controlled by, and policy unduly influenced by the few. 101 more words

Tom Friedman at NYT: Is It Sheldon Adelson’s World?

From Comments at NYT, on Tom Friedman’s piece below:

A Centrist
New York, NY Yesterday

What a surprise. Big money allowed to run amok in politics leads to undue influence, to a dialogue controlled by, and policy unduly influenced by the few. 101 more words

Campaign Finance Reform