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A Constitutional Convention: An Answer To Ending Citizens United

I often reference the influence of corporations in the US Government and how this has lead our representatives to not serve us, but instead their campaign donors.  An example to back this is up is during the 2012 elections, 95% of all state representatives who won had the most financial backing.  It’s clear, by simple … Continue reading A Constitutional Convention: An Answer To Ending Citizens United

The Second Amendment: A Distraction, And An Illusory Last Resort

 To a degree I’m a pragmatist, and when grappling with the second amendment I do my best to see the issue on a large scale.  There’s over three hundred million fire arms in circulation, roughly the US population, and some odd three and a half million termed ‘assault weapons’.  If there were a ban on … Continue reading The Second Amendment: A Distraction, And An Illusory Last Resort