Another backroom nightmare?

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    Another backroom nightmare passed in the house. I actually like the original premise here, the idea that you need to announce why you are when supporting a candidate but what the hell give the house the right to grant acceptations to special interest groups! This is what in killing this country and sinking us.
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    House approves campaign finance bill in 219-206 vote - TheHill.com
     
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    I don't see how this is going to pass muster when it gets to SCOTUS.
     
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    That is not the plan. The election is coming up and the SCOTUS is not likely to hear the case before then. If that is the original intention here, I believe that the backers of this bill should be imprisoned. Unfortunately it is not provable in a court and it seems that breaking the constitution intentionally is not really illegal for our illustrious elected officials.
     
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    Love the new idea transparency.
     
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    It is about as transparent as the Berlin Wall.

    What is transparent is their intentions.
     
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    The law can be challenged in court, and an order issued to prevent its implementation because it obviously discriminates in favor of some groups over others.
     
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    I don't understand how they can justify the favorable treatment for some.
     

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