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    Re: Out of State Money in Georgia Electiion

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    The popular concept of money = speech with regards to CU is a gross oversimplification and a misrepresentation.
    It was a straight up restriction on actual speech.

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    Correct. I've never met anyone who fumes against Citizens United that can state its actual holding.
    It's not "tolerance" if you already approve of what you purport to "tolerate."

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    Re: Out of State Money in Georgia Electiion

    Quote Originally Posted by Winston View Post
    No, no, no, I disagree. CU destroys our democracy by allowing wealthy people to pour unlimited amounts of money into the political process. Everyday people don't have an extra 200 million dollars laying around to give to political parties and candidates. So, any argument that CU protects the little guy starts off from a dishonest place.
    Class envy gets you knowhere. And rich or not they only have one vote. The money is spent to influence you that's it. Are you afraid another viewpoint may change your mind?
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    Re: Out of State Money in Georgia Electiion

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckiechan View Post
    Class envy gets you knowhere. And rich or not they only have one vote. The money is spent to influence you that's it. Are you afraid another viewpoint may change your mind?
    Taking huge campaign donations and then doing favors is the point of the Republican Party. Bribes is the word not influence.
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    Re: Out of State Money in Georgia Electiion

    Quote Originally Posted by Winston View Post
    Taking huge campaign donations and then doing favors is the point of the Republican Party. Bribes is the word not influence.
    The majority of big individual donors give to Democrats, and it was Barack Obama who abandoned public financing of Presidential campaigns.
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    Re: Out of State Money in Georgia Electiion

    Quote Originally Posted by Winston View Post
    Taking huge campaign donations and then doing favors is the point of the Republican Party. Bribes is the word not influence.
    That was democrat money financing the "Trump Slayer" it just goes to show how toxic the Democrats have become.
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    1975 was the last time the US had a positive trade balance.
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