The daily STEW (Star-Telegram Editorial Writers): Senate Democrats want a constitutional amendment that would allow government to regulate campaign financing again. Is this an idea that will go anywhere, or, as Republicans suggest, is it just another political maneuver?
Claiming money as free speech means that some people have more free speech than others, just because of their income. How is that even close to being constitutional? Rachel Engel
I certainly hope this amendment passes. We cannot allow a small group of billionaires to control our government. There are those who say money is speech, which is great I guess if you are the one with all of the money. Chris
It’s hard to comprehend why entry-level Republicans are in such a heat to phase out even their own tenuous say in government with government by corporation. The “company store” scenario is no different than communism in the end, except that the country ends up being run by a few owners instead of the (so-called) “people.” Mark Alan
We can’t get them to support an amendment that would put an end to abortion, but they want an amendment that is an attack on the protections of the First Amendment. Timothy Fish
All campaign finance laws favor the Party of Incumbents against the Party of Challengers. Always. Warren Norred