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All too often, money fuels politics in place of merit. All too often, money factors the strength of candidates for government office. All too often, money raised wins powerful positions in political parties. All too often, mo...
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How the US conducts its elections varies among its states, municipalities, colleges, etc.  Candidates vary widely among themselves within election season. Instant Runoff Voting (IRV) has been used successfully in local contes...
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The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is politically bankrupt; which, oddly enough, boosts the two major parties and their candidates' legal and illegal financial activity. With no fear the Republican Party hates regulations,...
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Sometimes a legislator or agency is called to release information to the public.  If the info is controversial, a favorite tactic is to unload it during a slow news cycle, like the night before a holiday. In other words, let ...
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I have a phrase for political debates that last a couple words:  "weapon word." Does this sound familiar:  "liberal," "conservative," "small government," "statist," "red state." Designed to stun the listener into a stupor, we...
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Enjoy golden poetry from yours truly!  Four books to choose from.
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One of the great traditions in democracy is writing letters to your representatives. For anyone familiar with the former blog Activism News, there is a myriad of methods possible to the constituent for doing so. One of my fav...
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Someone once asked me why third parties have such low returns on election day.  The answer is of course with the voters. Early into the election season citizens already show in the polls the desire to pick not the most qualif...
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Do you know why there are so many members of the House Finance Committee? Could it be that all of them offer critical expertise to the committee?  Could it be that most members are successful incumbents in general elections? ...
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Have you ever heard the yummy titles of some major bills making their way through legislation? I can make some up:  "Americans are our first priority act," or "taxpayer relief act?" If you dig deeply into most bills, there is...
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Let's Start Practicing Civil Discourse by George Wolfe | InterMix: Mediation is a process that can be used to resolve disputes between parties in conflict. The approach stipulates certain ground rules that can also be applied to our daily conversations with friends, colleagues, ...
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McAllen, TX USA
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McAllen, TX USA - Fort Worth, TX USA - Cedar Grove, NJ USA - Franklin, PA USA - South Padre Island, TX USA
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Poetry and Politics
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     >> Complete list of websites/ blogs by David Weller

     I've been a moderate independent political blogger and poet online since 1998.  Political Reform Notes is a journal for timely ideas and rumination.. Understated Priorities is civic quotes with my commentary.

     Created Environment, WanderlustPolitics-PoetryGov20 Poems and poetspirit: haiku and senryu poems are special poem blogs.  The Christian Poems of David Weller and Golden Moments are my other poetry work.

     BookUse, on Archive.org, is information on book care and handling for the private library.

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  • Texas Christian University ~ BBA-Mgt/Speech
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splash go the bay waves on our sailing boat without a motor for home

Online Early classical Music - Live365 Internet Radio - Holy San Marco!
www.live365.com

Just listened to Holy San Marco! at Live365. Church and sacred music from 1400-1600 with brass, polyphonic chorus and more

National Voter Registraton Day
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On September 25th, 2012, our broad coalition will unleash a nationwide field effort to register voters where they are – on their way to work

FSI applications now being accepted
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The International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC) is now accepting applications for the seventh annual Fletcher Summer Institute (FSI),

The Trouble with Mann & Ornstein's "The Republicans Are the...
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Thomas Mann of the Brookings Institute and Norman Ornstein of the American Enterprise Institute have a must-read essay in today's Washin

Must Read Article of the Month: The Political Force Our Country ...
riseofthecenter.com

These words could be coming right out of my mouth… as a matter of fact, I think I, or other bloggers on this site, have said everything here

Who’s really violent? Tips for controlling the narrative
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Opinion: Challenges lie ahead in upholding citizens’ right to record pro...
www.firstamendmentcoalition.org

Even with the recent Justice Department letter to the Baltimore Police Department asserting the rights of citizens to film police in action,

Created Environment: "Earth and Heaven," a poem
createdenvironment.blogspot.com

Earth and Heaven By Giles Fletcher (1588?–1623) GAZE but upon the house where man embow'rs: With flow'rs and rushes pavèd is his way

Super PAC’s Ability to Ruin Gingrich Shows the Impact of Citizens United...
www.freespeechforpeople.com

Free Speech for People.org home. Home; The Problem; The Solution; Get Involved; About the Campaign; Resources; Contact. HELP the CAMPAIGN. d

maribo
simondonner.blogspot.com

Hamilton finds that existing beliefs about climate change influence acceptance of the facts, or, better put, which "facts" one chooses to ac

Government Reform NGO's
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Federal government reform organizations on the web.

Jill Stein for President
www.jillstein.org

We need a new politics for the other 99% of America that doesn’t collect a CEO's salary or write big checks for politicians. America deserve

Jumpstation: the Ultimate Links Site
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Top-level research, culture and life sites (USA) on the internet, by David Weller, a.k.a. poetspirit.

A Sketch of Suzy's Life
suzyjacobsoncherry.blogspot.com

I am a Woman… I am a woman with the same insecurities, self-perceptions and deceptions as any other semi-artistic female. I love my kids, wo

WorldCat.org: The World's Largest Library Catalog
www.worldcat.org

Find what you want in a library near you with WorldCat, a global catalog of library collections.

Help save America from corporate rule.
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Watch this great 1-minute video about how corporations are taking over, and how we can stop them and take back America. Go to http://Montan

poetspirit
www.poetspirit.org

Light light frightens meanness. Light frightens Evil light develops friendship. Light develops Will light trades commerce. Light trades Sold

emergingumc: Can We Still Talk about... Salvation? (Part 4 of the Series)
emergingumc.blogspot.com

emergingumc. A place for United Methodists and others to explore and share their ideas, resources, visions, and dreams of or about mission,

The Recall Elections Blog: Texas: Grand Jury refuses to indict six San J...
recallelections.blogspot.com

Texas: Grand Jury refuses to indict six San Juan petitioners. An attempt to recall four city council members landed six San Juan Petitioners