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We must reform our campaign contributions laws (Original Post) vlyons Sep 2020 OP
No kidding. redstatebluegirl Sep 2020 #1
Step One: Elect Majorities in both Houses of Congress. MineralMan Sep 2020 #2
Publicly funded elections. No legal bribery at all. Dustlawyer Sep 2020 #3
COrporations are not people Claire Oh Nette Sep 2020 #4
COrporations are not people Claire Oh Nette Sep 2020 #5

redstatebluegirl

(12,265 posts)
1. No kidding.
Thu Sep 10, 2020, 02:35 PM
Sep 2020

Almost all of the nasty ads against Kendra Horn here in Oklahoma are from super pacs. If you donate to a candidate it should be public knowledge. It is really important to know who is funding these awful ads.

MineralMan

(146,406 posts)
2. Step One: Elect Majorities in both Houses of Congress.
Thu Sep 10, 2020, 02:49 PM
Sep 2020

Step Two: See Step One.
Step Three: No Step Three. See Step Two.

Claire Oh Nette

(2,636 posts)
4. COrporations are not people
Thu Sep 10, 2020, 04:38 PM
Sep 2020

Corporations don't vote. Corporations don't represent employees, just their shareholders. Corporations should not be allowed to contribute at all.

The revolving door between congress-people and lobbyists needs to end, too.

Individual donations, with a cap.
No campaigning more than six months prior to the election.
No TV or radio ads until three months prior.

Public funds, and individual donations. No fancy bundlers. Perhaps the impact of the Lincoln Project and Rep. Voters against Trump will lead to some reversal of Citizens United, which opened the door to dark, foreign money.



Claire Oh Nette

(2,636 posts)
5. COrporations are not people
Thu Sep 10, 2020, 04:40 PM
Sep 2020

Corporations don't vote. Corporations don't represent employees, just their shareholders. Corporations should not be allowed to contribute at all.

The revolving door between congress-people and lobbyists needs to end, too.

Individual donations, with a cap.
No campaigning more than six months prior to the election.
No TV or radio ads until three months prior.

Public funds, and individual donations. No fancy bundlers. Perhaps the impact of the Lincoln Project and Rep. Voters against Trump will lead to some reversal of Citizens United, which opened the door to dark, foreign money.



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