After seeing the news on yet another horrific mass killing, this time in Oregon, I was going to write a passionate letter about gun control legislation.
However, the more I thought about it, it just seemed pointless to do so since we all know that Congress will do absolutely nothing about the problem. They are owned by the NRA.
The sad part is that it is that way with every issue these days. When it comes to climate change, Congress is owned by the oil companies. When it comes to excessive drug costs, Congress is owned by pharmaceutical companies.
For every problem the people in our country face, there is some corporation that is willing to bribe the politicians to do nothing about it.
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So it seems to me that before we can solve any of our problems, we have to first get campaign finance reform and end all of this legal bribery! So, I plead with you to not vote for any politician who won’t pledge to overturn Citizens United and support campaign finance reform.