Apparently, some of my facts were wrong when I referred to the Amway – UK thingy.  Here is a correspondent offering a correction.  Meanwhile, I will truck on with this series and get into some of the delicious negative that will delight some of you. This from Ibofightback Doug, Enjoying your posts and looking forward […]

Grassroots 101 – Policy on lists and fundraising

Lists:

Lists should be kept local. Please do not sell or give away. They belong to the ones who work to collect them. Lists are the gold of the movement. If you are a real grassroots organizer, you will take care of the lists collected and keep them in trusted local hands and email about events and campaigns to them, but never, never, never send them to ‘a national effort for a good cause’. Once you have done that you will have forever diluted your local efforts because they quickly migrate without your permission and to efforts and causes that may not even be about what you think they are about.

Herding Cats

As we learn from our mistakes, this all leads up to a really big event on July 4th. We have momentum going and the present Administration is supplying plenty of fuel almost on a daily basis.

It’s time to get everybody on one page, and I think we can do it if we can just decide where that page will be.

And so, in the true spirit of the Old West and the American Frontier, perseverance and independance;