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Old 01-17-2013, 03:36 PM   #41
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Not to excuse it, but this is nothing new. I would love it if lobbyists were booted out of DC and we could kick out every single elected official to start over with how politics is conducted in our country. Obviously the framework would remain the same, but it is beyond time to clean house when it comes to our elected officials and get the special interests groups out.
Money from special interests and private corporations should not be able to contribute to politicians. But unfortunately the court system said that corporations rated as an individual.
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Old 01-17-2013, 03:51 PM   #42
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H.W., the thinking man's Bush. Kudos for him for standing up to the NRA even back then. That organization has devolved well outside of simply being a practical gun advocacy organization, mutating into the grotesque ideological beast that it is today.
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Old 01-17-2013, 04:33 PM   #43
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They don't fight for rights equally, they only support liberal causes...which is why they are bullsh!t
You and I almost never disagree and you are right, 99.9% of their cases are liberal crazy cases, but my wife and her firm actually just worked on a case with the ACLU against the NJ state police fighting the OPRA statutes for the NJ second amendment society along with others.
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Old 01-17-2013, 07:49 PM   #44
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The ACLU is a liberal leaning group, but if you actually do the research they support a wide array (politically) of cases for both sides of the aisle.
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