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The Arizona House Speaker is doing the bidding of corporate lobbyists to introduce an amendment to repeal the Clean Elections program there. The program is highly popular with legislators and with voters, but the corporate media attacks have been deceptive and are having some effect. There is real concern that the public can be talked out of this program by flooding the media with ads showing politicians as hogs slopping at the public trough.  The goal is of course for the corporations to shoulder their way back in to that self same trough.

President-Elect Obama wants and needs our input. For Clean Elections you can use this letter directly or modify it. Or write your own letter on any issue.

Will President Obama support FENA?

Saturday, 16 May 2009 23:00

Jay R. Mandle's monthly "Money On My Mind" column on assesses whether President Obama will support the Congressional Clean Elections legislation - the Fair Elections Now Act.

Barack Obama claims that his campaign ensures equal political access to the average American, based on his high small donor participation. Not so, says this analysis. See the article at A Small Donor Democracy, by Jay Mandle.

Where Presidential Candidates Stand

Saturday, 01 March 2008 22:00

Where do Clinton, McCain and Obama stand on Fair Elections? This is an analysis from Common Cause.

Mayor Sarah Palin pressured librarian

Sunday, 21 September 2008 18:00
"Back in 1996, when she first became mayor, Sarah Palin asked the city librarian if she would be all right with censoring library books should she be asked to do so. (Anchorage Daily News)"
"Eve Ensler, the American playwright, performer, feminist and activist best known for ""The Vagina Monologues,"" wrote the following about Sarah Palin."
"Brevard and Indian River Counties, hours, locations and I.D. requirements. Also links to how to find your voting precinct location for voting on Nov. 4."
Is racism involved? What if... ? / Educational backgrounds / Five myths about McCain (from Rolling Stone) and more


Monday, 20 October 2008 18:00
"Now is the time! Obama campaign needs volunteers for phone banking, canvassing door-to-door to Get Out the Vote, data entry and more. Info here."
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