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Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 09:30 PM PST

Boycott Anti-Obamacare businesses

by valib

Trending on twitter:
#BoycottOliveGarden #BoycottRedLobster #BoycottApplebees #BoycottPapaJohns #BoycottJimmyJohns #BoycottLongHornSteakhouse  #BoycottDennys #WorkersRights.

These restaurants or their franchisees are threatening to layoff their employees or cut their hours to avoid paying for health care for their hard-working, full-time equivalent employees.

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Sat Oct 27, 2012 at 02:26 PM PDT

VA GOTV and early voting

by valib

Good news and bad news in the Richmond area. I voted in Chesterfield today, there was a steady flow of people,  but nothing like the volume 4 years ago.
The good news is that the main OFA office in Richmond ran out of packets for people to use for door to door GOTV, so there was a big turnout of volunteers today. Also, I made calls and everyone I spoke to today was supporting Obama!


Thu Oct 25, 2012 at 04:18 PM PDT

tea party president

by valib

Below the squiggly is my letter to the editor in Richmond, VA. The tone is not nearly as urgent and one-sided as I feel about this race, but I'm trying to appeal to the many moderates in this conservative town. I'd be really happy for Dems to get everything we want, but as a realist I know we are going to have to accept some compromises.
I do think this is an important and under-discussed point that will resonate with fence sitters who are looking for a bi-partisan approach. If you agree, please feel free to share.

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