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What is the Tea Party position on campaign finance reform?
 

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:shrug: it's not really a major issue with them; and given the diffuse nature the movement i wouldn't doubt it depends on wich tea partier you ask.
 

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lower Taxes, smaller government, more accountable representatives......


That's what the tea party is about.
 

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lower Taxes, smaller government, more accountable representatives......


That's what the tea party is about.
Yes, but where does campaign finance reform fit into the bolded part?
 

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Yes, but where does campaign finance reform fit into the bolded part?


Honestly, about the same as bowling fits in with MADD. :shrug:


Now i suspect many tea party folk have opinions on campaign finance reform just as mamy MADD folks have opinions on bowling.
 

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Honestly, about the same as bowling fits in with MADD. :shrug:


Now i suspect many tea party folk have opinions on campaign finance reform just as mamy MADD folks have opinions on bowling.
Campaign finance reform is a political issue. Bowling is irrelevant. MADB may be a different story though.

What are your opinions on campaign finance reform? Have you considered where that would fit in with shrinking government and holding elected officials more accountable?
 

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In general or do you mean the mccain feingold fiasco?


Mccain feingold violates the 1st amendment.
 

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What is the Tea Party position on campaign finance reform?
It's not a priority for the Tea Party, and I suppose there would be all kinds of positions.

Personally I don't think finance reform is needed.

What is needed is truthfulness in ads reform. Ads should be fact checked before they are ever allowed to air.
 

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It's not a priority for the Tea Party, and I suppose there would be all kinds of positions.

Personally I don't think finance reform is needed.

What is needed is truthfulness in ads reform. Ads should be fact checked before they are ever allowed to air.
But who would do the fact-checking?
 

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The person who says "I approve this message" If found to be lie, they should have to pay for an ad that says "I am a big fat liar and you shouldn't vote for me."
While that would make for an entertaining election, wouldn't that be increasing government power?
 

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While that would make for an entertaining election, wouldn't that be increasing government power?
Well yeah, but in a good, right-wing way, not in a bad, socialist-Marxist-communist-America-hating-baby-eating-gay-loving way.
 
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