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  •  Less too, now that the kvetcing begins. (2+ / 0-)
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    v2aggie2, FiredUpInCA

    Jeez.  Try to do something good.

    OFA has morphed several times already.  It was Obama for America in '08, then Organizing for America from '09 to 2011.  Then back to Obama for America up to the election.

    Now this new incarnation Organizing for Action for now, agenda-driven rather than election-driven, since there's no imminent election.

    Many of us have worked with some or all of these versions.  We've had big victories and we've had some losses.  And all the way a few on DK have felt the need to piss on our efforts.  Funny how that subsided with the "historic ground game" and Democratic victories a couple of months ago.

    A whole multi-generational boatload of people has re-learned how to get out and work together -- hard - toward seemingly impossible goals.  Civic involvement, not "bowling alone."  That to me is the biggest legacy so far of OFA, beyond the victories & losses.

    I'm in, again.  You?

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