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Every dollar spent on policiatl campaign adds should be matched with a dollar spent to help a charity.

With the billions of dollars spent this last presidential campaign I thought what if all that money has gone directly to a cause or straight to reduce the national deficit. Every two years we are inundated with political ads. This is a great opportunity to really serve the nation and local communities. There should be a law stating that for every dollar spent in a campaign the match dollar must be contributed to a cause in the location of the candidate. (school, city, state, government etc.) I would future propose that half of that dollar would be for a cause directly helping children and youth. This would help these candidates really serve the people they are representing.

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  • Nov 19 2012: Yeah I think this is a really great idea! It will keep the playing fields even because all parties will be losing out on 50% of their funds. It is a great way to raise money for charities, while decreasing the ridiculously large amount of money being wasted on campaign ads. As far as which charity gets the money, I believe that the donors should decide where they want it to go. When they make their donation, they should write down where they want the money to go.

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