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Votekindly.org is not naive about possible voter suppression activities. But they are calling on voters to stand up to these methods -- with clarity and kindness.
If America should elect Barack Obama, we have to be the 'wind at his back.' We have to make sure that our voices are at least as loud as those of the big campaign donors.
During the course of this campaign, Obama has heard advice from many sources, listened well and integrated what he heard. That is what great leaders do -- they listen, then decide and finally act.
Instead of posting a comment to my writing as you usually would, simply write your own thoughts on Obama and submit them, and my next blog will feature the 10 most interesting submissions.
Can I subvert corporate capitalism with my clothing choices and sardonic detachment? Probably not. Can I register people to vote by sincerely telling them why I think it is important? Most definitely.
Voting is an affirmation of life. It is a way to have a voice in your country's leadership and, through that, your country's future.
Since September, I've gone 100% crazy. Come next year, John McCain and Sarah Palin might be running this country. I can't concentrate at work. I can't hold a normal conversation about anything besides politics.
The presidency could again be decided here by how well what's left of the American democratic process can be protected.
"Truth. It will set you free. But first it will piss you off." Bumper strip in Berkeley.
We've been in Oakland and Berkeley for a series of fundr...
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