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  •  The solution is to put in public (2+ / 0-)
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    caul, MinistryOfTruth

    financing of elections, and make lobbying so restrictive as to make it almost impossible to do.

    But who the hell in the Congress would vote for that! Maybe Grayson, Kucinich, Sanders, Brown, Feingold and a few others......

    I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. Thomas Jefferson

    by Lucy2009 on Mon Sep 13, 2010 at 10:04:05 PM PDT

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    •  lobbying is protected by the constitution, (1+ / 0-)
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      if you take the money out of lobbying that would make things interesting.

      (-9.00,-7.59) non illegitimi carborundum. We will go on forever because we are the people-John Steinbeck

      by Irish Patti on Tue Sep 14, 2010 at 03:43:34 AM PDT

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      •  That works. Anything to get this craziness of (1+ / 0-)
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        the WH and Congress being bought and paid for. That was not the Founders intent and it's frankly ruining this country.

        I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. Thomas Jefferson

        by Lucy2009 on Tue Sep 14, 2010 at 11:42:19 AM PDT

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