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Response to dalton99a (Reply #18)

Sat Jan 11, 2020, 12:22 PM

23. Democrats should use lots of things that us little folks in their communities see but HOW...

... do we get those things heard and taken seriously. This is not a knock on Dems and dems alone. It is a fact of how today's politics works.

Citizen United not only fed millions ...no billions of dark money in politics but it made the value of our financial influence near worthless.

If you are a politician in today's world who gets your attention the person with the $5, $50, $500, $5000, $50,000 dollar check in hand.

My guess is at $500 you might get a nice smile, at $5000 a nice smile, handshake and added to call often list, at $50,000 you get the politician's right-hand, PA, or body man's direct cell number. From there, your guess is as good as mine.

The point is we have little or no chance of dozens of great ideas ever being heard or acted on. Frustrating to say the least.

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