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Symposium 2015: Is it time for a new round of campaign finance reform?

Gastonia, NC Correspondent-Every time you hear the words “campaign finance reform” in the press, they’re inevitably accompanied by “hot-button issue” or some similar harbinger of doom.  1,782 more words

Public Articles

Testimony before Cleveland City Council Finance Committee on Campaign Contribution Limits

Greg Coleridge, Director, Northeast Ohio American Friends Service Committee

February 8, 2016

I’d like to begin by acknowledging the difficulty City Council faces when considering the issue of campaign contribution limits. 1,087 more words

Call it regressive, call it progressive...

….or call it conservative. Call today’s message what you will….:

“President Obama is ‘strongly considering’ signing an executive order against secret money in elections – and could announce this action as early as this week!

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NEO AFSC February 5, 2016 Podcast

Listen to podcast here

We report on last week’s activities; announce next week’s events; and comment on President Carter calling big campaign contributions “legalized bribery,” a challenge to enact political campaign contribution limits in Cuyahoga County, a proposal to raise political campaign contribution limits in Cleveland by 900%, the Akron “Blue Ribbon” committee recommendation of exploring selling/leasing the water and sewer system, and the official signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).  (Length 38:43)

"Campaign Finance Reform is Corruption"

The title may seem like a counterintuitive claim, but this George Will video is highly worth the watch for the explanation.

Corruption arises not from ability to finance elections and candidates, but from big government. 24 more words

Economics

WTF WSJ?

Perhaps you were entertained by reading Saturday’s editorial in the pages of the Wall Street Journal. The piece castigated Ben and Jerry’s founders Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, the famous Vermont ice cream makers, for donating tubs of ice cream to Bernie Sanders’ campaign.   128 more words

Newspaper

Why I am supporting Senator Bernie Sanders for President

My life revolves around politics. I wake up in the morning and digest the breaking news, I debate the issues with my friends, and I tend to put my political work at the top of my priority list, sometimes to a fault. 1,803 more words

Politics