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Buying Votes Would End The Recession Overnight

While at work yesterday I overheard my co-workers talking about how much money the Republicans spent during the election and how disgusting it was. I kept my mouth shut, did a little research and sent them an e-mail with the figures I have listed below.

Democratic Pary
Total Money Spent for the 2012 Election: $1,352,581,202.00

Republican Party
Total Money Spent for the 2012 Election: $1,295,237,286.00

Approximately 118 million citizens voted for the Presidential Election

Republicans paid $10,976,587.17 per voter

Democrats paid $11,462,552,56 per voter

Total: $22,439,139.73 spent per voter

I know it is illegal.
I know it is immoral.
I know it goes against everything I beleive.
I know it would not work in this corrupt group of __________

What would happen if each of the 118 million people that voted received 22 million dollars total from both sides?

We would no longer be in a recession.
118 million people would quit their jobs.
118 million people would have new jobs.
Nobody would have a good excuse for being out of work.
Unemployment would be 0%

The only response I got was "Buying votes is illegal"

Really? I had no idea!

I am satisfied with the fact that I planted a seed and wiped SOME of the sleep from their eyes.

*The above figures were taken from http://www.opensecrets.org

I know you can probably find different numbers from different resources and I resect that. The data pulled from opensecrets.org was close enough for me to make my point.

The totals did not include outside spending or PAC's.

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I think i need to re write this....

I was not actually saying we should adopt this idea....

Truth is treason in an empire of lies

slight difference

between $22.44 and $22,439,139.73



"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."

It's about $22 per vote...

Yeah I think in the end it would work out better to allow buying votes. That's what effectively happens anyways with special interests and lobbyists anyways... maybe then people will realize the goal should be to reduce government power to a point that people won't care to buy votes because the money won't get you anything.

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New car, caviar, four star daydream
Think I'll buy me a football team

Truth is treason in an empire of lies