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Election 2014: Following the Green

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All data for this article was taken from the Center for Responsive Politics. I have not found any source on money in US politics more complete or better presented than this one. If you are interested in the topic and have not yet visited them, I highly recommend that you do so. And bookmark the […]

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A letter (template) calling for a resolution in support of a Constitutional Convention to take money out of politics

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Please feel free to reproduce and send to your elected officials. Please review the number and titles for state representatives: I have used my home state of Virginia, but not all states have bicameral legislatures and they are not all called by the same titles. If your home state happens to be Vermont, congratulations: your […]

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Happy (May) Labor Day, America

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The growth of income and wealth inequality has been much in the news over the past few years, but it is becoming especially pertinent now. A recently published book by French economist Thomas Piketty, “Capital in the XXIst Century”, has sparked a widespread public interest and intensified the debate. Mr. Piketty’s work shows how the […]

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The Last Days of the American Republic

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“I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.“ – Andrew Jackson   The Supreme Court’s decision in McCutcheon […]

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“Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.“

John Adams

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