Your morning jolt: Manure flies in 12th District race for Congress – Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Your morning jolt: Manure flies in 12th District race for Congress
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
2012, by jgalloway. In the Republican runoff to face down U.S. Rep. John Barrow of Augusta, state lawmaker and farmer Lee Anderson has created a manure storm with final-round TV ad accusing businessman Rick Allen of spreading, um, lies about him:
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1 comment to Your morning jolt: Manure flies in 12th District race for Congress – Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

  • RubinZeether
    August 19, 2012 at 12:01 pm | Reply

    Why is it that we frequently vote for prospects like John Barrow Georgia ? I presume this is why we are so far behind academically compared to the rest of the globe. This specific i’m sorry state of affairs won’t change until we have now taxpayer-financed federal elections. Provided that cash can find entry and also votes (through the quid-pro-quo involving strategy contributions = positive votes), these kinds of massive influence-peddling organizations will certainly can be found and be led simply by overpaid executives, whether or not they fail miserably. To big businesses, what’s a few trillion? It’s peanuts than the windfall they might be given if they can influence possibly 1 crucial political election on the Hill each and every year (or perhaps almost every other 12 months). Person donors of humble means would be better served by spending their particular gift charges on the individuals, which would reduce the excessive exec pay. Most mind of such corporations are paid to lift cash away resident or even management and business suckers approximately they are paid to actually have an effect on self-serving votes on the Slope.

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