Campaign Finance Reform

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    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHykDEElIjg&feature=youtube_gdata_player[/ame]

    Cenk is right. Why can't we, as liberals, conservatives, and moderates come together for Campaign Finance Reform? With our voices working together, we could get politicians to work for us versus their corporate donors. The time for Campaign Finance Reform is right now.

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    I thought we already had campaign finance deform.

    How does continued failure exist as evidence that the goobers in the District of Criminals should have even more power?
     
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    I think after we pass 38 campaign finance reform laws politicians will be perfect, elections will be fair, and we will all finally be able to taste that Skittles' rainbow.
     
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    Why do people complain about politicians being corrupt and think that letting the corrupt politicians rewrite the law, they are somehow going to give themselves less power?
     
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    So you like corporations being able to spend unlimited amounts of $, anonymously? Here I thought we all wanted more transparency, more for the people governance. Guess I was wrong. Any conservatives support reforming the way campaigns are funded? Or do they like politicians who cater to special intrest? This should be a bi-partisan issue.
     
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    Free people don't let government tell them how much money they can spend.
     
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    Nobody is pushing that. Corporations aren't people, bozo.
     
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    Corporations have limits on donations to candidates.
     
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    Nice brigade of strawmen.

    We were already told that the last campaign deform bill was going to solve all the problems of "dirty money" in campaigns, and probably get rid of unsightly panty lines to boot....Yet here we are a couple of years later, with all the same tired old complaints.

    And somehow or another, campaign finance Nirvana is just one more reform away...again. :rolleyes:
     
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    while you are clearly a well informed patriot, I doubt your partisan brethren in either party will oblige.

    WHY? Because the barriers to entry are all that keep the two parties in power.
     

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