“Absolute Puppets” Small Bumper Sticker
ROOT CONCEPTS progressive Small Bumper Stickers measure approx. 5.5 x 1.5 inches and are printed on high quality outdoor vinyl.
Our bumper stickers encourage freedom of speech, a healthy diet, a political voice, and the beauty of nature and spirituality. Let the world hear your voice with one of these bumper stickers!
Are you a fan of campaign finance
reform and clean elections? We are! Thats why we created these political
stickers, which spell it out pretty clearly: Republicans and Democrats
alike are essentially puppets to the people who finance their campaigns.
It takes so much money to run a modern American political campaign that
it’s hard to know which special interests are really pulling the strings.
Political stickers like this
help to send the message that while a few politicians may manage to
stay connected to their ideals through the process of getting elected,
the vast majority of them have been bought out by corporate interests.
Some form of publicly financed campaigns or campaign finance reform
is needed to create clean elections and get the dirty money out of politics.
Power tends to corrupt,
and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Lord Acton
“A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame,
a little less than his share of the credit.” -Arnold H. Glasgow
“Washing one’s hands of the conflict between the powerful and the
powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral.”
“There is a very radical measure which would, I believe, work a
substantial improvement in our system of conducting a campaign, although
I am well aware that it will take some time for people so to familiarize
themselves with such a proposal as to be willing to consider its adoption.
The need for collecting large campaign funds would vanish if Congress
provided an appropriation for the proper and legitimate expenses of
each of the great national parties, an appropriation ample enough to
meet the necessity for thorough organization and machinery, which requires
a large expenditure of money. Then the stipulation should be made that
no party receiving campaign funds from the Treasury should accept more
than a fixed amount from any individual subscriber or donor; and the
necessary publicity for receipts and expenditures could without difficulty
– Theodore Roosevelt, 1907 State of the Union Address
“You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows” -Bob Dylan
“A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.” -Arnold H. Glasgo