Tag Archive: voters

Apr 12 2014

Rigging the electoral system for the rich

A poll conducted late last year found that more than seven in ten voters think our election system is “biased in favor of the candidate with the most money.” While nothing about this number is surprising — except, perhaps, that it’s not even higher — it does reveal the depth of cynicism characterizing Americans’ perceptions …

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Sep 04 2013

Is anyone listening?

Ever feel like you’re talking to a brick wall? The television comedy Frasier was one of the most popular TV series in US history. It’s been called “a thinking person’s comedy.” Reruns are ubiquitous, about six episodes daily in our area. Frasier Crane, the protagonist, is a caring, sensitive, cultured – but insecure and sometimes …

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May 02 2013

Voters decide

The next City of Longview Election will be Saturday, May 11, 2013. Voters from Districts 5 and 6 will elect council members, and voters from all districts will decide three propositions. For City Council, Richard Manley is running unopposed in District 5, and Sidney Allen is running unopposed in District 6. Voters from all districts …

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