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“My conscience couldn’t take it anymore.” Interesting if disturbing article by Jimmy Williams of Decode DC, a website and podcast designed to help Americans understand how crucial political issues affect everyday life. Williams explains with compelling examples how money works … Continue reading →
Senators have heard all the anger… now they are looking for reasons to act… hand-write a note that includes your voting address and give three items you believe a healthcare bill must have… include your cell phone and state that … Continue reading →
Everything I’ve seen from @indivisible has been solid advice, especially the emphasis on talking with the person you can vote for…
Government is your unwanted, incompetent business partner. The money you spend in government relations, lobbying, etc. is how you manage this partner. California news story: More than 3,200 businesses, unions, and trade groups spent almost a quarter-billion dollars on lobbying … Continue reading →
Share this with your grass roots advocates to show them how much power they CAN have. Remember that House Majority Leader U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor of VA was canned in a primary in 2014. From The NY Times today: “The … Continue reading →
Posted by The Indiana State Medical Association on Monday, September 14, 2015 I’m emphasizing different ways to raise and use money such as Directed personal contributions Home-based fund raisers ###
“math can never really resolve a debate rooted in history, culture and values” That’s why they call it politics. Data helps. Data is necessary. Data seldom determines outcome. That’s why personal relationships with deciders – elected officials with power – … Continue reading →