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what-was-right-about-high-courts-montana-ruling

Posted by Linda Lovell on July 11, 2012 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)

http://www.firstamendmentcenter.org/what-was-right-about-high-courts-montana-ruling

This article argues that instead of fighting for limitations on what people or groups of people, i.e. corporations and unions, can donate to political organizations we should be battling for transparancy. With todays technology it could be instantaneous. What do you think? Should we perhaps be battling on both fronts , or focusing exclusively on one? Which one do you think we would get the farthest with?...

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Americans Elect

Posted by Linda Lovell on July 11, 2012 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

http://youtu.be/CuYKHnAVJ-Y

http/www.americanselect.org/ I just signed up for their emails to keep track of where they are going in the future. It's a new way to have more of a voice, and more of a choice-no party involvement. I wish them future success, and hope it's as good as it sounds. Any legitimate way to get the money out of politics sounds good to me.

 

See you in 2014

www.americanselect.org

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Americans_Elect

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Ohio cities want to retain tax control

Posted by dcrawford68582 on February 26, 2012 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Advocate Article Written by Seth Roy (2/25/12):

 

"HEATH -- A longtime movement toward a state-centralized collection of municipal income taxes is gaining momentum, and many cities and villages are taking stands against the proposed change.


Heath this week joined more than 110 communities across the state in opposing the change. Granville, Hebron and Johnstown counc...

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Let officials know your thoughts about a bus service

Posted by dcrawford68582 on February 26, 2012 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (0)

From the Advocate:

"I am a home visitor for the St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Francis de Sales Church. Twice, recently, I've been stunned by how difficult it is for poor people to find jobs because of lack of transportation. One woman walks from her apartment at 7th and West Church streets all the way to a restaurant south of Heath on Ohio 79. It takes her an hour and a half each way --...

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Poor Doesn't Stand a Chance without Some Change

Posted by Sonny Klimczyk / Rebecca Lee on February 7, 2012 at 7:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Recently, we all heard Republican Presidential contender Mitt Romney say in a moment of candor that he didn't care about the poor. As shocking as that statement was, I must agree in the context of what he said it isn't quite as polarizing. None the less, what we see from politicians is an attitude of not being cognizant of what is going on around them.

Not to mention Romney, like so many politicians, is talking out of both sides of his mouth at the same time. Here's why I say that. Romn...

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It's Time for a Fixed-Route Bus System in Licking Co.

Posted by Sonny Klimczyk / Rebecca Lee on February 5, 2012 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

It's time for a fixed-route bus system in Licking County.

 

Many people in our community do not have the resources they need to afford housing, health care, education, transportation and other basic needs, or what so many of us take for granted. Basic human rights such as these need to be addressed in our community, beyond the charity model of giving what we can to those in need, but never really addressing the structural changes that need to take place.

 

We...

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A Statement on Flag Burning

Posted by dcrawford68582 on February 3, 2012 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (3)

Watch this video.

The 99% = Informed, Patriotic Citizens!

Posted by dcrawford68582 on January 15, 2012 at 1:55 AM Comments comments (0)

From a local 99%er - as per her editorial as published in the Newark Advocate :

 

"I feel the need to clarify who the 99 percenters are and what we are all about since reading the recent column that appeared in The Advocate opinion page by Floyd and Mary Beth Brown and the recent comment by Rick Santorum, Republican hopeful for president.

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Visit and watch

Posted by dcrawford68582 on December 14, 2011 at 3:35 AM Comments comments (1)

http://www.consumerfinance.gov/credit-cards/knowbeforeyouowe/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">www.consumerfinance.gov/credit-cards/knowbeforeyouowe/

 

 

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For your reading pleasure...

Posted by dcrawford68582 on December 11, 2011 at 7:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Look up the following articles:

 

1) "How Republicans are being taught to talk about Occupy Wall Street" (By Chris Moody, writing for The Ticket, 12-1-11)

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