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zacherystaylor Donating Member (97 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-10-11 12:15 PM
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Election Reform; controlled by the public.
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The current election process is an absurd charade. This has nothing to do with democracy; the corporations have complete control of the process and they can veto any candidate that doesnt toe the corporate line. All they have to do is simply have the Mass Media, or should I say propaganda machine, ignore credible and sincere candidates for office in a large state or the presidency. This is routine and it is a pathetic excuse for democracy. A democracy is supposed to be for the people, by the people and of the people, which should mean that the people control it and those elected respond to the people.

A sincere election process that is controlled by the public should involve having job applicants, now referred to as candidates, that are required to fill out a job application which should be controlled by the public. They should also be required to attend a series of interviews also controlled by the public. The details of this reform need to be worked out of course. Right now this is hardly even being considered because those in power clearly dont want anything like this to happen; instead they want to hold onto all their power. I have written more about this in a more extensive blog at the following site in an attempt to work out some of the additional details.

http://open.salon.com/blog/zacherydtaylor/2010/08/02/el...

On another note; Im relatively new to this forum; although I created this account a while ago I havent been active until now. I have written more about preventing violence media reform and other issues if anyone is interested in the blog previously posted; it includes links to a table of context if anyone is interested.
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