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Response to merrily (Reply #2)

Sun Nov 22, 2015, 08:24 PM

22. The solution Bernie has to solve the root problem that most of our problems

are a symptom of, campaign finance (bribe), is to have Publically Funded Elections (PFEs). The reason we need PFEs is that Plutocrats run our country by being able to have laws written and passed that benefit them; able to control the media and all regulatory agencies; and the DOJ, most of the judicial branch; all right down to the local level. They fund AstroTurf organizations to get more Tort reform, RW think tanks that put out "expert" reports that justify whatever corporate America needs it to such as Climate Change being "bogus." It's all so insidious and it started during Reagan.

The political revolution Bernie talks about is PFEs and an end to Super Pacs. It breaks the chain and would force TPTB to have to illegally bribe the politicians, much harder and more risk, especially with a real, funded DOJ! We regain Representative Democracy should we succeed. Will Hillary even attempt this, hell no!

Former PRESIDENT Jimmy Carter said that America has become an Oligarchy. I think they printed it as high as page 10 in some papers! He was only stating the obvious. I am fighting so America will no longer be under corporate rule! Political Revolution is still "revolution." It means that we have to take the reins of power back through the political process. The only way to accomplish this is a strong, committed, very large group of Americans who understand what has happened and what needs to be done. Feel the Bern!

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