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By Harold Pease Ph D
Special to Anza Valley Outlook 

How to stop the rich from purchasing representatives


Last updated 4/19/2019 at 11:27pm

For some time I have been writing about the influence of the moneyed elite, notably George Soros and Tom Steyers, in choosing the elected officers from the White House, with the “billionaire club,” down to local races. It happens when money flows in from the outside where the candidate will serve, allowing those of wealth to replace constituent influence and effectively purchasing representatives from outside the district. If constituents have lost their power to decide their leaders, how can the people pretend any longer that they have a democratic republic?

On the congressional level,...

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