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  •  well, there is no solution (2+ / 0-)
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    Adam B, mathGuyNTulsa

    people need money to run elections, and the government can't constitutionally tell people that they can't spend money to make their viewpoint known.

    I think there is a valid point in the libel law thing, but money is going to be involved no matter what, and until we become like star trek and ban money, that will always be the case.

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    by FleetAdmiralJ on Wed Mar 21, 2007 at 09:39:22 AM PDT

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    •  Election cycles (0+ / 0-)

      ...are also much shorter in the UK.  I don't know if that would increase or decrease the influence of money.

      Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. -- Arthur C. Clarke

      by mathGuyNTulsa on Wed Mar 21, 2007 at 09:43:34 AM PDT

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