View from the Mount

View from the Mount
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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Speech Reform Campaign

WOW! It’s like dodging a bullet. Just imagine a political campaign that broadcasts issue ads financed with unregulated donations? Think about it - permitting messages aired 60 days before a general election and 30 days before a primary election if they identify a federal candidate. What’s next - endorsement of specific issues? Aren’t you glad the Supreme Court has seen fit to convene their first special session in 27 years to pronounce from on high the allowable limits of free speech? We all know you can’t shout fire in a crowded playhouse. So what would lead all those misguided minds to conclude that the script for the theater of the absurd should be rewritten to alter the last act? We all know that reasonable people can make intelligent choices - just look at, who the actual voters are, that turn out for the election!

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