Matthew Nickels answered 2017-12-11 10:13:25 -0500Q: Please explain your answer here.
A: I believe every decision we make has a financial impact and that impact is amplified by the mantle of power worn by our elected officials. We should weigh our decisions to make peace and to wage war, against the financial implications those decisions have on our economy.
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Matthew Nickels answered 2017-12-11 10:10:26 -0500Q: How often do you vote?
A: Every year, but not the primaries.
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Matthew Nickels answered 2017-12-11 10:09:04 -0500Q: Please tell us a brief example of what position you would have us take?
A: Corruption will always exist and will be concentrated in centers of power but that does not mean we, as a voting public, should stand idly by as politicians shape legislation in their own self interest. Compensation should be tied to legislation; efficacy should be measured by fiscal achievements; and platforms should be debated in public forums.
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