If you headed down to your local Democratic party headquarters to knock on some doors; if you called, emailed, Facebooked, Tweeted every Democrat you knew; we would surprise the hell out of those Republicans smoking victory cigars.
A three or four point swing or pollster miscalculation in either direction moves projected results from continued Democratic control of the House to an 80-seat Republican victory that it could take decades for Democrats to overcome.
You came, you rallied, you restored sanity -- almost. There's still some crazy out there, and that's why grassroots volunteers with Organizing for America are stepping it up to get voters to the polls in the elections just three days from now.
Whatever the shortcomings of Obama and the Congressional Democrats, anything is better than Republicans in power. If they're as successful as predicted, the country and the world will be far worse off Wednesday morning.
Most of the punditry continues to assume that the die is cast -- that Republicans will win control of the House this fall. Certainly that outcome is entirely possible. But there is a Democratic path to victory next Tuesday.
Over the next 7 days, last-minute campaigning will separate winners from losers. To convince people to exercise our right to vote, you must flex your organizing muscle. Take the Campaign Boot Camp GOTV Quiz and make sure you're in top shape to succeed.
With two weeks to go in the 2010 mid-term elections there are a number of good reasons to believe -- contrary to most conventional wisdom -- that Democrats will still control the House once the smoke clears from the electoral battlefield.
Sometimes the day-to-day back and forth of politics can cause us to forget what's really at stake and the gulf between progressive and right-wing values -- the difference between our vision of society and of the other side.
I stood outside of a town hall meeting the other day to interview people who had participated and recorded this really amazing interview with one of the more influential speakers on health care reform.