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POLITICAL PATERFAMILIAS

So far you are good at pollution
And other pocket lining resolutions.
You look at graft as a noble institution
While you work to undo the constitution. 205 more words

POETRY

Hillary and the Usual Suspects

Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy for the presidency today via email messages from John Podesta, her campaign chairman. The media, of course, has been all over the story even before it was a story with their usual hyperbole: the first serious woman candidate, the first husband-wife presidential pair, the first person to serve as both First Lady and President (although Nancy Reagan is a close second). 590 more words

election reform

With several candidates recently announcing their run for President in the 2016 election, I think it is a good time to discuss this issue.

It’s no secret that our elections have problems here in U.S.A.  194 more words

Random Tangents

Hong Kong "Bait and Switch" -- Leung Chun-ying Reverses What Was Said Earlier About Public Nomination of Candidates

Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying backtracks on claim over public nomination of election candidates

By Jeffie Lam

Leung Chun-ying speaks on Saturday. Photo: May Tse… 437 more words

Gov. Wolf pushes for election reform

A growing number of states are updating their election laws to make voting easier but Pennsylvania is not one of them.

According to the National Conference of Legislatures, 21 states allow online voter registration and 23 states permit all voters to cast ballots before election day and 10 states allow voters to register and vote on the same day. 44 more words

News

Jeb Bush Puts $1 Million Cap On Donations (for now)

Think about this for just a moment if you will. JB is so awash in money at the moment he sees fit to put a $1 Million cap on donations- presumably to avoid the specter of “undue influence” 210 more words

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