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Ockham's Cafe: Wednesdays in Cordova

  • Aug 22, 2012 · 6:30 PM
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Pre-topic Talk:

Before the discussion, Kim Patterson with the LLS will talk briefly (5 to 10 min) about the "Light the Night" cancer research charity that Memphis Freethought Alliance is supporting.

Discussion Topic:

Money and Politics: This election year, it is estimated that more money will be spent on the presidential elections than ever before. In light of recent Supreme Court rulings and the history of campaign finance reform efforts in this country, what are the implications of such record breaking expenditures?

http://www.brookings.edu/research/topics/campaign-finance

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/06/26/modern-campaigns.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citizens_United_v._Federal_Election_Commission

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