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Parties, primaries, processes, and paying for democracy

This article from April by Ezra Klein in Vox, “This presidential campaign is developing a legitimacy problem,” is worth reading even though it’s now July. The videos with it were helpful, too. I especially liked the explanation about why we … Continue reading

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Lessig deserves our attention.

I’ve always liked Lawrence Lessig. If you don’t know him, let me offer his Tumblr here. His TEDTalk, “We the People, and the Republic we must reclaim,” is must-see Internet.       He inspired me to learn more about … Continue reading

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Have We Not Learned That Bigger Is Not Better When It Comes to Banking?

How can this be a good thing? The very people who legally crashed our economy – and those who did it illegally and still haven’t gone to jail – and have kept their bonuses are now even bigger than before. … Continue reading

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The Tea Party and Move On: Finding Common Ground? No, Not Where It Matters

This was an interesting conversation. (The audio kicks in correctly at 1:30, so be patient) First, I applaud the idea of not losing sight of the fact that we’re all human beings. As National Tea Party Patriots co-founder and Citizens … Continue reading

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Brooks is Wrong! We CAN #GetMoneyOut of Politics!

  Don’t believe him!!! We can get the money and corruption out of politics! Become a Citizen Co-Sponsor of the American Anti-Corruption Act at…. http://unitedrepublic.actionkit.com/event/cosponsor/9815/

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