Earlier this week, a friend passed on to me the following snippet from Forbes magazine.
In modern America, however, it appears the man in Rockwell’s painting might be advised to be very careful what he says, how he says it, and to whom he says it at the town hall. A few wrong moves and one of the townspeople wearing ties might report him to the local election commission. He might be required to register as a Political Action Committee and make filings with the state. He could face significant administrative expenses, and need to hire a financial staff. Indeed, it would probably be best if he brought an attorney with him to the meeting, lest he run afoul of the rules regarding political speech and advocacy.
Read the article here.
This puts my site in an interesting conundrum. I’ve noticed an increase in daily traffic over the past few weeks, meaning the campaign trackers have put it on “the list.”
Will I eventually suffer the fate of DB and be summoned to the halls of power in Augusta, accused of goodness knows what? The disclaimer below.
I own the “site.” I create the content. It is my opinion. Nobody pays me to do so. It is hosted on a “free” site. I neither employ nor am in the employ of anyone. I don’t raise money.
If anyone has any fancy ideas, they can refer to what I call rule#1 in the subpoena department. “Salt it and suck it.”