For candidates who raise their own funds, federal law dictates how and from whom candidates for president may seek contributions. It also limits how much any individual contributor can give. The law ensures that the press and citizens know who is contributing to a given candidate. A candidate for president must establish a campaign organization, called a political committee, and register it with the Federal Election Commission. Once registered, political committees may seek contributions but must report all funds raised to the commission, which makes the information available to the public. Recent major-party presidential candidates have spent hundreds of millions of dollars on their campaigns but those who raise their own funds must find thousands of contributors.
Can any man actually run for the the presidency in America without being a (b)millionaire himself and/or connected to them in one form or another and with no party affiliation?
Now, as far as health insurance goes we’ve always had a crisis and it’s, simply because we’ve never had any presidents who weren’t (aren’t) wealthy and attached to many billionaire “businessmen” who fund their campaigns in order for the politicians to fund their requested demands: such as tax cuts for the super-rich and no raise(s) in the minimum wage. We need Universal Health Care, a single-payer plan exactly like Canada has. I should know, I lived in Vancouver, B.C for seven years and lived under it. I had two children there and paid nothing for either delivery and hospital stay. All doctors take your card and you pay nothing, zero. In fact the government sent (myself and my wife) a monthly check to help pay for the child’s care.
I came back to the U.S.A., Sacramento, California and the to Florida where I had two children and not only paid over $5,000, to the hospital I was slapped with a lien on my homesteaded house in North Lauderdale.
America is long overdue for a change but, again, the question is can a man (or woman) actually even run for POTUS, with little or no money and no party affiliation? I’d do it myself just to prove we do not live in a Democratic form of government and never have, if I thought I could?
How can you consider America to be a democratic form of government when it was, originally, formed by the wealthy to serve the wealthy; while disdaining the working man and every worker who toils needlessly for money that these billionaires, literally, print for themselves. They constantly cry about the national debt, the deficit, when, in reality, the national debt, as with all countries’ debts is nothing more than a fiction and a fight between these countries, all of who, like two battling car salesmen claim that their car (food, oil or whatever they have more of than other countries) is “worth” more than the others’. In other words their money is worth more than America’s or China’s and they, therefore have a surplus while the other country has a debt, a deficit, to pay that country before trade can be continued?
And so the people in these countries, usually an autocratic dictatorship masquerading as a Socialist government, starve slowly while their dictator(s) use ‘their’ army to keep them from “protesting.”
What can we do now, without a human being in the White House? I’ve checked into running for president. Man, they want so many papers filed, you gotta have committee’s formed, a party affiliation, money for this and for that and, of course, how much money you have and are raising.
Jesus, God, money! Money! The root of all evil. And I, a poor man, can’t even think of “running” for the presidency. Jesus … and … we can’t even find out if Trump, a braggart billionaire, even paid any taxes? Something’s wrong here I would say. What would you say? How much longer are we going to forget about other human beings who are starving to death? Children who are abused? People who have no (needed) medications? Trump wants to build a wall when he needs to concentrate on building (himself) a brain.
Please, let us all speak the truth, from our hearts, which God gave us, for the spirit that we all have, let us tell the truth and shame the devil.