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Boojatta Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 03:24 PM
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Poll question: Should there be any big changes to democratic procedure in America?
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Go2Peace Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 03:29 PM
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1. Democracy is the only solution to our current problems, and our system is not democratic
It needs to be fixed.

My thoughts are:

1. Make paid lobbying illegal.
2. Make corporations "non-persons"
3. We need to change to a Parlimentary government. The two party system is evolutionarily inferior and doesn't work.
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daggahead Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 03:40 PM
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2. I would like to see ...
Edited on Sat Apr-10-10 03:41 PM by daggahead
1. Public funding of elections (get the corporate and PAC money out of politics)
2. Paper ballots - the electronic voting machines puts our votes into the hands of private companies. That needs to stop.
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Boojatta Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 10:03 PM
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3. Kick
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subaltern Donating Member (37 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 10:29 PM
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4. eliminate
the electoral college. One person, one vote!
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