Help Change Congress

Today's Supreme Court decision threatens to open the floodgate for more money to pour into the accounts of the representatives who should represent the interests of the citizens in their districts.

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  1. Anonymous3:40 PM

    Business owners are citizens, too, and deserve to have the ear of their congress members just like every other person out there. My two cents! :)

  2. Do you think the average citizen really has the ear of their congress members?

    Are Goldman Sachs, Exxon Mobil, and Walmart "just like every other person out there"?

    Scott Brown and John Kerry should be doing what they think is best for the citizens of Massachusetts. They should not favor companies and industries whose interests may be very different than those of the citizens of Massachusetts.

    One thing I will agree with Scott Brown about is that Coakley should not have been raising money in DC from healthcare lobbyists.

    Today's Supreme Court decision means that those lobbyists will have more money to give to more candidates. As it keeps becoming more and more expensive to run a campaign (because those with the most money will use it to protect their self interest) our politicians will keep spending less and less time with "every other person out there" and more and more with the people whose money they need to keep their jobs.

  3. Anonymous4:54 PM

    I see your point, but just call me an old-fashioned constitutionalist. What you see as levelling the playing field, I see as a violation of the First Amendment.

    Perhaps Brown's election will, at least in the short term, serve as a wake-up call to our government and convince them to pay a bit more attention to their constituents.

    Keep up the great coverage on Harvard!

  4. I wish something would convince them to pay more attention to their constituents. But I think we are heading in the other direction because they pay more attention to the people who write the checks, who often are not their constituents.

    Thanks for the compliment regarding Harvard. Hopefully there will be more good news to report in 2010 than there was in 2009.