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Tue Nov 13, 2012, 02:06 AM

I think the Democrats should keep an OFA-Like donation pipeline open ....

I would continue to give ten dollars here, ten dollars there, if those donations went towards promoting our different Liberal causes on public media .... on a regular basis.

One thing that has been lacking from the Democrats as a PARTY; using the power of modern media to provide explanations of our philosophical positions to young voters .... Using the media, like Obama for America and Priorities USA have this campaign year, has been quite effective in changing minds .... and I think it could be expanded for issues that affect us, day in and day out ....

Now would be a good time to strip away more of that 'lost generation' of voters from the GOP .... Go after them by going after GOP IDEAS, while also promoting the hallmarks of a successful middle class: Affordable college, good jobs with good benefits and world class wages ..... and perhaps even provide an opening for INCREASING unionization ....

The iron is hot - Strike it !

I would pay for that, little amounts here and there when I can ....

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Reply I think the Democrats should keep an OFA-Like donation pipeline open .... (Original post)
Trajan Nov 2012 OP
elleng Nov 2012 #1
hedda_foil Nov 2012 #2
silverweb Nov 2012 #3
freshwest Nov 2012 #4
WCGreen Nov 2012 #5
secondwind Nov 2012 #6
Cha Nov 2012 #7
union_maid Nov 2012 #8
vrguy Nov 2012 #9
davidpdx Nov 2012 #10

Response to Trajan (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 02:24 AM

1. and/or for enhancing control of Senate and acquiring control of House.

good idea

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Response to Trajan (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 02:26 AM

2. I agree * 100000000000000000000!

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Response to Trajan (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 02:31 AM

3. Absolutely agree!

I'd donate when I could, too. Gotta get the message out!

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Response to Trajan (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 03:57 AM

4. Agreed! Other side getting money every single day. We have to make up for being excluded by media.

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Response to Trajan (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 05:09 AM

5. just wanted to mention how receptive they were to Dr, Dean's methodology

as far as how to build the party.

He was willing to do it for the long term but all the individual campaign committees did not want to turn their money or their donors over to the party so they could use it build on.

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Response to Trajan (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 05:19 AM

6. wonderful idea... k&r

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Response to Trajan (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 05:25 AM

7. KNR! Totally..thank you, Trajan

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Response to Trajan (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 05:55 AM

8. It would be very good

During the election I had $10 automatic donation going, and then gave more whenever I could. I would be happy to keep the $10 being automatically deducted and then giving more if possible when a big drive came along as long as the thing was run reasonably well.

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Response to Trajan (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 07:49 AM

9. I was puzzled by David Plouffe

He said that they would not pass on OFA to the next candidate.

does this mean that they only work with the next candidate of their choosing or would they just be selling it?

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Response to vrguy (Reply #9)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 08:30 AM

10. A good question

Certainly Obama will remain neutral in the primary. I would hope OFA helps whomever the GE candidate is.

During the election the organization is Obama for America
During the non-presidential election the organization is Organizing for America

One of the things they need to do is be more consistent during the non-presidential election in terms of using the organization to help elect candidates and pass legislation. It seems to have fizzled a bit after the health care bill passed.

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