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As much as regulations are sometimes needed in government, the will of the election day voter trumps everything. Releasing to the public the candidates' tax returns may offer critical information before they make their decis...
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There has been an NGO called Why Tuesday? asking the question: Why is election day on a tuesday? Among other electoral reforms, they have supported voting on a day more accessible to voters. Tuesday is in the middle of the ...
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There is an unmet abuse of our campaign finance system. It has gone on since the capitol has started electronic filing to the Federal Election Commission. It is common practice for senate candidates to manually file their ca...
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Billions of dollars in federal taxes are going each year to tax shelters instead of to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). It seems like a crime, because that money is supposed to go to the budgeted federal government. The b...
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An established method of gaining influence in legislation is to give money to its legislators. If there is a bill being debated on, even early in the process, special interests affected by it donate money to campaign coffers ...
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One of the greatest grassroots movements alive today is term limits. People from a wide political spectrum want to see a limit on the number of terms elected officials can serve. Presently, for US congress members, there are...
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There is a large part of the general public and their lawmakers, in all levels of American government, that does not believe in man induced global warming. What keeps us from seeing the writing on the wall? We're setting new...
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The purity of a bill under legislation is sometimes compromised by one or more riders. A rider can be an abuse of legislation if it concerns an issue not concordant with its underlying bill. It happens when a rider is easie...
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One of the biggest faults in our political system is the government representation of commerce. As the Republicans get more and more brazen in collaboration with business, the public life of the people is more and more thwar...
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The amount of money spent on campaigns for most levels of government has increased greatly recently. However, the first concern should be the transparency issues of the donors. There are campaign rules from the Federal Elect...
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     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.

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Online Early classical Music - Live365 Internet Radio - Holy San Marco!

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

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

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...

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 ...

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...

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

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...

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


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

Federal government reform organizations on the web.

Jill Stein for President

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

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

A Sketch of Suzy's Life

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 The World's Largest Library Catalog

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Help save America from corporate rule.

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


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

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...

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