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Brexit – Does Democracy Work?

I haven’t a full grasp of the results of the Brexit (British Exit) Referendum to leave the European Union (EU). But it does seem that British voters voted to leave the European Union in part out of frustrations with their government… The lesson here is that the British did not really understand what they were voting for using a democratic process… Continue reading

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Why it’s Important the Youth of America shoud Vote

Young citizens are complacent and do not vote. They have a tenancy to be slightly more liberal than older citizens who do vote. Thus we have more conservative Republican Presidents. If young voters would vote there might be more balance in election outcomes. Continue reading

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Historic Victory for Transparency as California DISCLOSE ACT, SB 52, Passes Senate Floor

Bill providing dramatically increased transparency and disclosure for political ads passes Senate floor on a 28-11 vote with bipartisan support. It now goes to the Assembly for a vote. Continue reading

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Another Victory for Califronia DISCLOSE Act SB 52

The second victory on the road to transparent elections happened on Thursday, as the Senate Appropriations Committee passed SB 52, the California DISCLOSE Act, on a vote of 5-2. The DISCLOSE Act would force political ads to clearly list the top 3 actual donors to the political campaign. This makes it more difficult for deceptive political ads to fool the public. Continue reading

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Confusing Political Ads – time for “California DISCLOSE Act” SB 52

AB 52, the California DISCLOSE Act, would fight back against unlimited hidden spending on campaigns by letting voters know who REALLY is paying for political ads — on the ads themselves. Continue reading

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