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imenja Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-07-05 03:04 AM
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1. short and long term ideas for election reform
Long term, but beginning tomorrow: 1) work to get local supervisors of elections elected in your county 2) also secretaries of state. It is those two offices that control elections. 3) put pressure on the federal representatives to insist on a verifiable paper trail and other key electoral improvements but don't let Republican intransigence stop us 4) sponsor state constitutional amendments and initiatives demanding a verifiable paper trail 5) work on making one person one vote a constitutional right (J Jackson Jr.'s point today). We can sponsor a fed constitutional amendment to promote that.
6) how about a people's cable news network? Funded with our money. Think of all the money we've contributed to elections and recounts. How about investing in a cable news network (if we can't get rich Dem's to buy one). Fair and Balanced, ya know.
Republicans use the Constitution to promote discrimination. Let us use it to promote democracy!

Short term: Thank the courageous Dem's, as you mentioned. But also contribute a little money to a fund we have to send roses to Boxer and Stubbs-Jones

Please contribute if you have not already done so. Thanks!
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