Romney Raising Money in London

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    Campaign funds from foreign sources?

    Nope.

    That is wrong.
     
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    If people want to give him money then that's their prerogative.
     
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    I may be a right leaning moderate but this is Bullsh*t. I've had no use for Romney since day one.. somehow I think I have even less use for him now.
    Is this all part of the global influence coming from the leaders of the so called New World Order?
     
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    from the linked piece...

    As long as Romney adheres to this, I don't see a problem. If someone has proof he is soliciting funds from non US citizens, they need to produce it so he can be held accountable.
     
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    That may be, but the US Code forbids it.

    2 U.S.C. 441 - Sec. 441e
     
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    True, but my point was that there should be no restrictions on what people can do with their own money.
     
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    Good to hear. I hope he really watches that. I think this law preventing foreign influence on our elections is an extremely important law.
     
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    in general principle, I agree.

    However, having money from foreign nationals decide who becomes president is, IMHO, a really bad idea. Would you want China determining who became president of this country because they spent 3 times what the opposition did? Or Iran? Or Venezuela?
     

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