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Saturday Column: Clinton coronation may not benefit party, nation

"The GOP is likely to have 15 or more individuals seeking the party’s presidential nomination."

This opens the door to monster reckless spending from one party to provide tons and tons and tons of misinformation aka lies.

The smart choice would be to not vote for any GOP candidate because they all will be spending big bucks and all will be in debt to those to provide the big bucks.

The smart choice might well be the person with the least amount of money to which the big money folks are NOT attracted. Voters it's your tun to shut down big money campaigns.

Bernie Sanders in my eyes is not so much a liberal or a socialist but more of a fiscal responsible and socially responsible individual interested in bring America back to America. In essence he seems to be a combination of an old school democrat and a old school moderate fiscal responsible republican.

Face it neither WOMEN nor Republicans nor Democrats nor the Middle class will ever be able to afford those masquerading as the Republican Party! Nor a big spending Democratic Leadership Council candidate.

--- Publicopoly Exposed = is a threat to Democracy

http://www.inthesetimes.com/article/1...

http://www.justice.org/cps/rde//justi...

April 25, 2015 at 6:24 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Saturday Column: Clinton coronation may not benefit party, nation

The League of Women Voters served as a genuinely nonpartisan presidential debate sponsor from 1976 until 1984. The League courageously included popular independent candidates and prohibited the major-party campaigns from manipulating debate formats.

In 1980, for example, the League invited independent candidate John B. Anderson to participate in a presidential debate, even though President Jimmy Carter adamantly refused to debate him.

Rather than acquiesce to the President’s objections, the League hosted a debate between Anderson and Republican nominee Ronald Reagan that attracted over 55 million viewers.



Four years later, the Republican and Democratic campaigns vetoed 68 of the moderators proposed by the League to pose questions during the first debate.

The League held a press conference and lambasted the campaigns for having "totally abused" the process. As a result of the ensuing public outcry, the campaigns accepted all of the League's proposed moderators for the next debate.

And in 1988, the George Bush and Michael Dukakis campaigns drafted the first secret debate contract -- a "Memorandum of Understanding" that dictated who could participate and under what conditions. The League refused to implement the contract and issued a blistering press release, stating that "the demands of the two campaign organizations would perpetrate a fraud on the American voter."

It is precisely because the League had the courage to resist the demands of the major-party candidates that the CPD was created. The Republican and Democratic parties would not tolerate a debate sponsor that insisted on challenging formats or the inclusion of third-party candidates.

In 1986, the Democratic National Committee and the Republican National Committee ratified an agreement "for the parties to take over presidential debates." In 1987, the chairs of the Republican and Democratic parties incorporated the CPD. In 1988, the CPD seized control of the presidential debates from the League and has sponsored every presidential debate since.

More to this situation:

http://www.opendebates.org/theissue/w...

https://www.ouramericainitiative.com/...

April 25, 2015 at 6:11 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Saturday Column: Clinton coronation may not benefit party, nation

The truth which is lacking in this column does not accurately portray what democrats may put forth.

A large problem for the Voters of the USA is what happened to the Presidential Debate Commission. This must be rectified. The democratic and GOP movers and shakers took over the
commission then declared the commission a private corporation. This corporation essentially allows no other candidates into the nationwide debates.

Prior to being over thrown the League of Women Voters administered the debates which was open to all presidential candidates. The League of Women Voters refused to be any part of the new Presidential Debate Commission Inc.

April 25, 2015 at 6 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Saturday Column: Clinton coronation may not benefit party, nation

What the Sam Brownback Administration is doing to Kansas the GOP party is doing nationwide to the USA.

Both adhere to the Koch/ALEC Party demands that which destroys the nations economic growth and reduces wages for ALL working class blue and white collar workers no matter what party working class workers may be affiliated.

How is this reckless Koch/ALEC/GOP doctrine demonstrated?

Brownback Administration/ Koch/ALEC/GOP Doctrine Operation Blueprint
http://www.pfaw.org/rww-in-focus/alec...

http://www.democracynow.org/2012/9/27...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dennis-...

Supported extensively by:

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2...

http://thinkprogress.org/politics/201...

SIGN THE PETITION: Tell Legislators to Say NO to the Far-Right American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)

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April 25, 2015 at 5:48 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Letter: Earning trust

What an outstanding letter to the editor.

Brownback Administration Operation Blueprint matches the GOP Party Blueprint for the Nation

http://www.pfaw.org/rww-in-focus/alec...

http://www.democracynow.org/2012/9/27...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dennis-...

Supported extensively by:

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2...

http://thinkprogress.org/politics/201...

--- SIGN THE PETITION: Tell Legislators to Say NO to the Far-Right American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)

http://site.pfaw.org/site/PageServer?...

April 25, 2015 at 5:38 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Letter: Waning democracy

What the Sam Brownback administration is doing to Kansas is what Paul Ryans' Budget would do to the USA.

All three --- Paul Ryan,Sam Brownback and Scott Walker adhere to the ALEC/Koch Party Doctrine.

Paul Ryan interned under Sam Brownback.

April 25, 2015 at 5:31 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Letter: Waning democracy

Scott Walker has some Koch dollars for his presidential campaign. Both Brownback and Walker administrations adhere to the ALEC/Koch Party Doctrine. Scott Walker admin has done to Wisconsin what the Brownback administration is doing to Kansas.

http://www.pfaw.org/rww-in-focus/alec...

http://www.democracynow.org/2012/9/27...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dennis-...

Supported extensively by:

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2...

http://thinkprogress.org/politics/201...

SIGN THE PETITION: Tell Legislators to Say NO to the Far-Right American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)

http://site.pfaw.org/site/PageServer?...

April 25, 2015 at 5:05 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Brownback does not offer comprehensive plan to fix budget but says he will work with Legislature

Brownback uses such words as "work with the Legislature" and other such choice words as a means to make people believe he might change which of course is nothing but deception and untruth.

The Brownback administration has a strict hard right wing agenda to follow aka there is no turning back.

April 24, 2015 at 12:32 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Brownback does not offer comprehensive plan to fix budget but says he will work with Legislature

When a whole lot of republicans begin to understand that the Brownback administration and the Koch boys are NOT republicans they would be smart to pull back all support and vote democrat. However this will also require paying attention.

Libertarians,fascists and John Birchers were never any good at getting elected so they found some big bucks, then put together an effective misinformation machine and began portraying themselves as republicans and democrats(Democratic Leadership Council).

Then they began their thrust at keeping voters from the polls by turning campaigns into meaningless BS which sickens voters to the point they say to hell with voting. Of course accompanied by the bogus voter fraud nonsense which effectively removed thousands from
the voting rolls....... just enough thousands to win elections.

April 24, 2015 at 12:28 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Budget woes threaten highway program, group warns

What is a liberal policy group? What makes it liberal? Is every person or group that disagrees
with the Brownback administration and the ALEC Party liberal?

Kansas Club for Growth is an offspring to the Club for Growth that was initiated by a former Brownback chief of staff.

"This shell game is unsustainable and not without costs — the money we borrow must be repaid with interest, and the projects we are delaying indefinitely will be costlier to address as maintenance issues go unaddressed year after year," the Kansas Center for Economic Growth said in a report released Thursday."

Is the Brownback administration running a shell game or not? Could the Kansas Center for Economic Growth be correct?

How do we know that the Kansas Center for Economic Growth is not instead a group of moderate fiscal responsible republicans? The Brownback administration is anything but moderate fiscal responsible republicans.

April 24, 2015 at 11:57 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

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