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HFishbine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-30-04 08:18 AM
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13. Doing something versus doing nothing
I understand your point. I'm not expecting everybody to do as much as anybody else, and I do understand the value of "chipping away," but it's people who rant and rave and yet won't do ANYTHING that have me annoyed. Sure we all have different abilities and resources, but come on, there are so many cheap easy things one can do from displaying bumber stickers to writing letters to the editor. I just find it disingenous when people so opposed to Bush can't find one single thing to do other than bitching and moaning.

As for your questions:

Are you a member of your local Democratic committee?
No, I'm an independent.

Have you done phone banking yet?
No, but I placed a call inquiring, which has now been returned. I have to call the lady back, which I will do.

How many people have you registered to vote?
Four. On my own initiative by walking my apartment complex. I'm about half way done and will finish this weekend.

What is your level of financial contribution?
Minimal. I don't have much in the way of financial resources, which is why I make other efforts, including writing LTTE, registering voters, distributing yard signs and bumper stickers, and posting flyers.
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