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Bob Raymond

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  • commented on Volunteer 2016-12-31 20:50:44 -0500
    A newly organized, disciplined political party can unseat an existing party. Such was the case when the original Whig party was unseated by the newly formed Republican Party just prior to the Civil War. Therefore, the Modern Whig Party and all who love what it stands for can take heart. Through focus and hard work, good sense can again prevail in our public life.

  • donated 2016-11-06 19:20:19 -0500

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  • signed up on Action 2016-11-05 21:42:55 -0400

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  • signed Petition 2016-11-05 21:40:52 -0400
    We need a return to reason in our public life. Beyond the shrill rhetoric of candidates one step removed from Nazism on the one hand, and shrill statists on the other, there is that great mass of Americans of all backgrounds who want reasonable public servants arriving at reasonable, logical, good sense solutions to our national challenges.

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    I support passage of the American Anti-Corruption Act -- model legislation designed as a standard for action to blunt the corrupting effect of political contributions at the the local, state and federal level.

    I believe lobbying and ethics laws must be reformed; political fundraising must be transparent and donors must be publicly disclosed; and a system of citizen-funded elections must be installed. 

    I endorse all efforts to reverse the Supreme Court's decisions in the Citizens United and McCutcheon cases, and pledge to do all I can as a citizen to return control of my government to the hands of The People.

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