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A Time for Patriots, Not Partisans.

For years the American people have been forced to accept a political system tainted by partisanship and corruption. Enough is enough. It's time to reform the system that we're all part of.  From extreme gerrymandering, to a campaign finance system corrupted with legal fictions such as "corporations are people" and "money is speech," we've somehow replaced our democracy with a disturbing form of plutocracy.  If we don't work together to fix our democracy now, we'll have no one but ourselves to blame if we lose it forever.

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Saving America's Democracy

Perfect Republic is calling for the passage of a Constitutional Amendment designed to restore integrity to our elections. This Constitutional Amendment should do more than simply address the foreign influence in the 2016 election - it should be a comprehensive, truly bi-partisan electoral reform package designed to fix many of the problems that plague our democracy, from banning gerrymandering to removing the corrupting influence of money from our elections.

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How Hillary Clinton Could Still Win... (and the reason why she won't)

Within days of Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy for the Presidency of the United States in April, 2015, American Millennials published an article calling into question the inevitability of her nomination, stating that if there was one thing that was going to get in the way of Hillary Clinton winning the Democratic primary, it would be her own ego. Enter Senator Bernie Sanders, the elderly Jewish democratic-socialist from Vermont. Unlike Hillary's conventional and unoffensive campaign, Senator Sanders threw caution to the wind, campaigning on fierce reforms to Wall Street, single payer healthcare, and decriminalizing marijuana on the federal level.  Within months, a party that had been so "Ready for Hillary" found itself enamored by the unlikeliest of candidates, and today, the...

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How Hillary Can Win

On Sunday evening, Hillary Clinton declared her candidacy for President of the United States, setting the stage for a historic campaign that many believe will culminate in American having its first Madam President. And while many within the Democratic Party assume she’s a shoe-in for the party’s nomination, it’s important to remember that many people presumed the same thing back in 2008. Then Barack Obama happened. The fact is, the Presidency of Hillary Clinton is not a sure thing, and she’s sure to face an uphill battle if she wants to become the next President. Of course, in a number of ways Hillary is the perfect candidate: She’s got the brains, the name recognition, a massive following, and a husband...

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From Territories to States

Last night, John Oliver used his show Last Week Tonight to discuss the often-ignored topic of U.S. territories, and how U.S. citizens and nationals living in U.S. territories have been systematically denied both the right to vote in federal elections, as well as fair representation in Congress, for decades. While it might seem ironic to have someone who speaks in a British accent lecture America about taxation without representation, the fact is that Mr. Oliver was correct in both his facts, and his analysis of said facts. For decades the United States has relegated those U.S. citizens and U.S. nationals who live in any of the United States’ territories to second-class citizenship, whereby said people can carry U.S. Passports, but aren’t...

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