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Commit to seeking common ground

Letter to the editor
Akron Beacon Journal, December 4, 2016

With the nation seemingly more divided that ever following the election, people of good will on all sides can make several commitments to seek common ground. 186 more words

US for Sale

The disarray in the Trump transition team centers on a single issue: the power of money in our political system. This has caught up the transition because Trump promised to “drain the swamp” in Washington, but upon his election found that all the knowledgeable candidates for the Administration were part of the system. 829 more words


Money Can't Buy Them Love

Bradley Smith has a piece in the Washington Examiner (“Kill the ‘money buys elections’ cliche” – 2016-11-14) in which he points out that in the 2016 election cycle Clinton outspent Trump two-to-one, and of  “independent” groups the Clinton side outspent the Trump side by three-to-one. 410 more words

US Politics

Election 2016 Round Table Discussion: Are there any realistic solutions to campaign finance reform?

Owatonna, MN Correspondent-It’s easy to say campaign finance reform has gotten so far out of control that nothing can be done. When money becomes the dominant force as to who wins elections, those without many feel their votes are wasted. 1,615 more words

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A Real Election?

As we come to the end of another election cycle, much of the discussion has centered around the negatives associated with the candidates.  This is true in the Presidential race, but also in most of the down ballot races, as well.   982 more words


Pat Paulson - America's savior

Vote today! If you’re still considering who to support for President, consider good old Pat Paulson, America’s savior. Then vote.