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  •  I proudly spent my time walking blocks at home (2+ / 0-)
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    Libby Shaw, nomandates

    I walked Democratic neighborhoods, trying to convince people that they should put out yards signs for Obama and local Democrats.  People told me they were "afraid" because their Republican neighbors might see.  I would tell them, "This is a Democratic neighborhood.  Everybody on your street is a Democrat, but everybody thinks everybody else is a Republican!"

    Clearly, we need help just telling people that it's okay to come out and admit you're a Democrat.  I think ground organization would go along way towards turning this state around.

    •  I plant yard signs for every (2+ / 0-)
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      CoolOnion, nomandates

      election.  Hubby asked me to limit the number b/c folks might think our house is a voting poll. :)  At any rate, my street is 50/50.  The Rs on the street say "there goes libby and her liberal signs again."  I laugh and plant another sign.  Many of their kids voted for O in 2008 and 2012.   Those kids grew up looking at my signs.

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