The United States Of America

995 WordsOct 9, 20154 Pages
The United States of America has always been known as the home of “The American Dream”. This consists of the nice house with the family, the dog and the white picket fence. Lately, however, the country has been losing this dream. Lately the corruption of the United States of America has taken over this dream that led so many to want to make a home in the country. Politics has become a contest of money and power. Money has come to equal power, and it shown through all elections. The Federal Election Commission regulates and enforces the Federal Election Campaign Act, as known as the FECA. (fec.gov). The Federal Election Campaign Act regulates how much money people and commissions can donate to elections. The Federal Election Campaign Act does not put many restrictions on the amount of money that can be donated. In 2014 the Supreme Court held a ruling against McCutcheon. After the ruling there was no more limit on how much an individual donor can donate to a candidate directly, to parties and political groups, and political committees. There needs to be more limitations on the amount of money any individual person or group of persons can donate to all aspects of the election and the candidates. Having no set limit allows for people to buy their way into politics, and allowing money to equal power will only make the government of the United States of America more corrupt each year. When there is no limit on donations, it allows for unfit candidates to be elected into

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