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Pinata politics

May 10, 2019

To the editor: As I write these words, the Florida State budget is now on its way to the Governor’s desk for signatur....

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allenwoll

May-14-19 1:14 PM

I see no rational need for State Governments in these times.

They produce no benefit to the COMMON MAN and do cost the public/lobbyists a bundle to operate/influence.

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allenwoll

May-10-19 1:18 PM

"Limited Government" works ONLY when the power of Political MONEY is limited by a Competent Electorate.

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netransplant

May-10-19 10:08 AM

The first argument for periodic convention referenda is the Jeffersonian one: People alive today should have the opportunity to think seriously about how their state governments are structured and their rights allocated. It may be that everything is going swimmingly and that no changes need to be made. But it is also possible that the existing state constitution, drafted in a bygone era, has started to show its age, and that amendments are thus necessary.

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