Category Archives: Spending

Campaign Financing

It seems to me…. “Toute nation a le gouvernement qu’elle mérite.” (“Every democracy gets the government it deserves.”) ~ Joseph de Maistre[1]. Elections are an indispensable mechanism of representative democracy allowing citizens to express their will, select their leaders, and … Continue reading

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Preparing For Elections

It seems to me…. “Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.” ~ … Continue reading

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U.S. 2014 Midterm Elections

It seems to me… “Every nation has the government it deserves.” ~ Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821). U.S. midterm elections are over, the voters have spoken – and now we live with the consequences. While it will be some time before … Continue reading

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2014 Midterm Elections

It seems to me… “The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.” ~ Winston Churchill. With U.S. mid-term elections approaching, the primary concern of Democrats is losing control of the Senate to Republicans who apparently … Continue reading

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