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    Re: Out of State Money in Georgia Electiion

    Quote Originally Posted by Rexedgar View Post
    Guess I am naive, but I would think that in an election for state representation in Congress, it would all have to happen in the state.
    Why would one think that? I don't live in Georgia but it sure as hell impacts me if Paul Ryan is the Speaker of the House in 2019.

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    Re: Out of State Money in Georgia Electiion

    Quote Originally Posted by Greenbeard View Post
    Why would one think that? I don't live in Georgia but it sure as hell impacts me if Paul Ryan is the Speaker of the House in 2019.
    well, your other choice will be the Botox screech owl out of California, better get voting!

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    Re: Out of State Money in Georgia Electiion

    Quote Originally Posted by Rexedgar View Post
    well, your other choice will be the Botox screech owl out of California, better get voting!
    Yes, I'll vote and I'll donate.

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    Re: Out of State Money in Georgia Electiion

    Quote Originally Posted by Winston View Post
    Depending on the topic, I have my moments.

    If I were to run for office, getting money out of politics would be a part of my platform. And I would raise money from grassroots, small dollar contributions.

    I'm also involved in Wolf PAC

    Which is working at the state level to call for a constitional convention, to overturn Citizen's United and get money out of politics.

    In the House the 2 year terms force congressmen to be perpetually campaigning and raising money, instead of focusing on working on legislation. The idea is to overturn the USSC Money=Speech decision and level the playing field. I support the idea of giving every tax-payer a tax credit to apply to the candidates of their choosing. They can choose to allocate 100% to this candidate, or 50% and 50% to a Senate race here and a congressional district race there.

    As it stands we live in a broken system. Next to gerrymandering, Money in Politics, is the primary reason for unfairness in a Democratic system. And when you add in the aspect that SuperPAC, basically bribe politicians to legislate on their behalf, it becomes a different animal. Because not only are the elections unfair, the corporate sponsored candidate actually blocks legislation that would benefit regular people, if it hurts a special interest. Look at Booker's pharmeceutical vote.
    The problem with (anti) CU is it was written to penalize Republican money sources, yet leave democrat sources largely untouched - unions, and "in kind" contributions such as feet on the street, rent a mob, paid time off for union work, etc.
    Trump is what the shrinks call the "presenting complaint."
    Trump is here because we made an existential bad bargain with China
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    Re: Out of State Money in Georgia Electiion

    Leave it to our failed elite to decide that throwing even more money at the broken system sounds like a solution to anything.

    They always think that the problem is the messaging, rather than their skimpy mostly crap mostly moldy oldie ideas.
    The American Left never had the right to try to control minds or conversations.... that is abuse....and it has to be over.
    Be not cruel, attempt to listen, and dont lie.....Civility Demands
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    Re: Out of State Money in Georgia Electiion

    The democrats desperately need a win on the board and will do anything to do it. I hope they are guarding the voting machines.
    Trump is what the shrinks call the "presenting complaint."
    Trump is here because we made an existential bad bargain with China
    1975 was the last time the US had a positive trade balance.
    American students want to be "happy". Chinese students want to rule the world.

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    Re: Out of State Money in Georgia Electiion

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckiechan View Post
    The problem with (anti) CU is it was written to penalize Republican money sources, yet leave democrat sources largely untouched - unions, and "in kind" contributions such as feet on the street, rent a mob, paid time off for union work, etc.
    Unions are not as strong as you think they are.
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    Re: Out of State Money in Georgia Electiion

    Quote Originally Posted by Unitedwestand13 View Post
    Unions are not as strong as you think they are.
    Their political arm is.
    Trump is what the shrinks call the "presenting complaint."
    Trump is here because we made an existential bad bargain with China
    1975 was the last time the US had a positive trade balance.
    American students want to be "happy". Chinese students want to rule the world.

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    Re: Out of State Money in Georgia Electiion

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckiechan View Post
    Their political arm is.
    Compared to the political arms of corporate America? It's a fly versus an elephant
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