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Old 02-24-2011, 12:15 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by mur'phon View Post
@Tot: I'd argue that the political money problem applies to all groups who hand politicans money, however, if donations are to be allowed, then I see little wrong with unions handing cash to those likely to represent their interests.
To the degree that unions made their political contributions strictly voluntary and transparent, fine. If all the dems/libs in a union want their money going to the dem party via the union, don't have a problem with that. However, I'm with TC on this.....people shouldn't be forced to have their dues money go to a party they don't support. Let the unions have fundraisers for that kind of thing.

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With both sides it is all about politics and getting elected/reelected and nothing about doing the work of the American people.
Sadly true.


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