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*Open The Debates For All Presidential Candidates!*

http://blogs.usatoday.com/oped/2008/09/opposing-view-1.html

By Ralph Nader

Two decades ago, the Republicrats hijacked our presidential debates from the League of Women Voters and replaced the stewards of the one public debate that is watched by tens of millions with a two-party citadel run by a couple of party cronies.

Walter Cronkite, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the league, respectively, call the commission debates "unconscionable fraud," "mockery" and "charades."

This private commission, funded by large corporations that my running mate, Matt Gonzalez, and I have gone after for years, says you have to be at 15% in five undisclosed stealth polls by five stealth media conglomerates that have shut us out all campaign.

The Catch-22 threshold suffocates third parties and their fresh ideas. If Minnesota did the same, Jesse Ventura never would have jumped from single digits to governor.

All six candidates who are on enough state ballots to win the election should be allowed to debate. A majority of Americans in a 2004 Zogby poll agree with that idea.

Even all 65 ranked teams at the NCAA tournament get a chance at the Final Four. Rationing debates rations voter choice.

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USA Today

I am surprised they let him speak on USA Today. But, hopefully someone will read it.

Healthnut4freedom

"Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths." Proverbs 3:5,6

Healthnut4freedom

The lip of truth shall be established forever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment...Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are His delight. Prov 12:19,22

Of course it was a blog, not the printed newspaper

...and the reality is that most people are not internet media junkies. The printed paper and MSM TV are most people's sole sources of news. Sadly.

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RP2012!

most of the comments under that article support Nader

surprised me too...there is a blackout of him in the MSM they are scared that millions of Hillary supporters will vote for him because they are still angry at Obama attacks.

http://www.votenader.org/blog/2008/09/10/statement-to-ron-pa...
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