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"Presidential money is almost like the housing bubble. It's growing at such an astronomical rate, you think it can't get any bigger."

-- The Hotline's Chuck Todd, quoted in USA Today, predicting that Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) will raise $500 million for her 2008 presidential campaign.
It’s really depressing to think how much money is spent on elections. Imagine how many people in this country could be helped with a wise appropriation of half a billion dollars.

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