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Campaign finance reform would help cut corporate influence I know Sen. Hugh Farley thinks that citizen groups supporting campaign finance reform are unfairly targeting him. His only misconception is the unfairness part. Let’s look at the problem. It begins with corporations. They don’t contribute money to politicians because of their integrity or good looks. That would be illegal. The law requires corporate management to make financial decisions that are in the best economic interests of ...


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muggy
June 7, 2013
8:30 p.m.

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Give all the money you want to whomever you want for public office; corporation or citizen. One hitch: you must immediately disclose online how much was given and who donated.

Money is the mother's milk of politics. You MUST HAVE MONEY to win elections! To think otherwise is simply naive. Let anyone give any amount, to whomever they want. Freedom is a great thing. Just make sure there's sunshine so we know who's donating.

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