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Old 01-18-2013, 12:57 PM   #32
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Originally Posted by listopencil View Post
What limitations would you like to see enacted from a campaign finance amendment?
Full and complete transparency, coupled with gutting/eliminating the role "SuperPacs" and third party/special interest contributions....focused on establishing individual and corporate contributions that go DIRECTLY to candidates and political parties that clearly (and immediately) identify who gave how much to who and when. There should be an online website that would post contributions DAILY--not submitted in monthly or quarterly reports to the FEC. Limits would dictated, but could be quite generous--as long as we know which politicians are getting money from whom.

Then, let the chips fall where they may....political accountability for candidates just might shame the bastards into doing their real jobs instead of prostituting themselves to the highest bidders.
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