Trouble Ahead

Submitted by ub on Tue, 05/17/2022 - 12:49

America is in trouble. Republicans have been targeting Florida and Texas to deny a democrat the White House.

A couple of other articles I think you'll find very interesting. America is broken, and in my opinion, there's no way of fixing it unless all elections are publicly funded, with strict term limits imposed. Voter registration is as easy as opening up a new bank account online.

Suppose public financing of campaigns is not a reality. In that case, there needs to be a federal law or constitutional amendment that only allows live natural persons who are US citizens to donate to a candidate - with strict amount limits.

Corporations, PACS and other entities, and non-citizens should not be allowed to donate to candidates.  And the freedom of speech arguments fail because they can still voice their opinion, but freedom of speech should not include being able to buy candidates.

One of the best electoral systems in the USA has been adopted by Maine after a very unpopular Republican governor was elected with less than a majority of the vote. 

Maine SCRAPPED its election system and adopted RANKED CHOICE VOTING