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Kelvin Mace Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-15-09 08:11 AM
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23. Holt initially was open to discussion
on the issue. Then Bev made an ass of herself, attacked other activists, and the doors in Washington closed.

Again, I speak from firsthand experience that Bev's name was poison amongst election officials and politicians. I, and other activists got more accomplished once folks realized we had no love for Bev and her wild accusations.

I hear LOTS of criticism of Holt, but see no organized or concerted effort by people who favor HCPB to actually make such a law in their own states/counties/cities. Nothing Holt is doing precludes TOUGHER standards at the local level, yet I don't see ANY HCPB advocates writing tougher bills and pushing them locally. Lots of sound and fury at DU and BBV.org, but no actual laws, or even drafts of laws, and no effort at any local level I am aware of.

People can either whine or do something. In my state we did something. It isn't perfect but I have yet to see any HCPB advocate get a law in a single township, never mind an entire state.
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