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    Posted: 19 August 2015 at 7:30am
“A democracy cannot function effectively when its constituent members believe laws are being bought and sold.”

Justice John Paul Stevens, Citizens United v Federal Election Commission, 558 US 310 (2010).

Lawrence Lessig's Crazy Plan To Run For President, Fix Campaign Finance, And Resign

The Harvard law professor says America's political system needs an emergency intervention. Can he pull it off?

http://www.fastcoexist.com/3049868/lawrence-lessigs-crazy-plan-to-run-for-president-fix-campaign-finance-and-resign
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Ron Webb Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 August 2015 at 3:11pm
I support Lessig in principle, but he'll never get anywhere by "hacking" the presidential election system.  I wish he would get on board Wolf PAC instead.
Addeenul ‘Aql – Religion is intellect.
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http://www.ted.com/talks/lawrence_lessig_we_the_people_and_the_republic_we_must_reclaim?language=en
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