DEMOCRACY FOR SALE: Dylan Ratigan's Constitutional Amendment - Get Money Out Of Politics!
Aug 19, 2011 at 5:25 PM
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By Dylan Ratigan

It’s time to get things done and finally get money out of politics.  Our Washington insider Jimmy Williams is now preparing a Constitutional amendment to get big money from special interests out of our political system.  We all know that they buy access and influence through campaign contributions, and benefit from the big payoffs (examples: Wall Street, health care, banking) and, of course, provide a lucrative revolving door to soften the blow when elected officials leave office.

Steps are already being taken by some big names.  Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has urged fellow CEO’s and campaign donors to boycott campaign contributions until the parties actually do something constructive to fight long term fiscal concerns and the jobs crisis.  

Former PA Gov. Ed Rendell has said he will support it as well:

We are hard at work on the amendment, but we want to hear from you.  What do you want to see in this amendment?  How do we get money out of politics?  

Send us a message via this form or email us at, and we’ll post the best ideas on Monday and Tuesday.



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