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Bring Morality Back Into Government

June 1, 2014

It is very troubling to me, as it should be to every American citizen, that we repeatedly empower thieves, liars and con men to run our government who only have one purpose in mind....

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Jun-27-14 2:50 PM

"We the people" allow money to run the country, then we whine about it. Get real! Politicians do what they have to do to get elected. The ones who don't do that, give the concession speeches. If you want to change that, then Citizens United needs to be overturned, possibly by Constitutional amendment, and all elections need to be publicly funded - ALL elections! Mandating computer-based redistricting is also a must.

We also need to make it possible for the politicians we chose to do what we hired them to do, and fire them if they fail. That's a lot bigger task, so lets' start with fair elections and go from there.

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Jun-02-14 12:48 PM

Above all missing is common sense which covers most of it. Self interest is also the fault of voters who pick the supporter of one cause guns, sports, immigration or if handsome, a nice name etc. instead of looking at a total picture. They also watch or read only one side of politics. We all share the blame.

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Jun-02-14 5:00 AM

Bravo! Stellar commentary! We all know its true but maybe seeing it in words will help people react instead of accepting this as the new normal. The majority is numb and stunned but better wake up before elections.

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Jun-02-14 4:55 AM

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