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  •  Link to his website...o wait there isn't one. (4+ / 0-)

    I refuse to take a candidate seriously this day in age when they can't get anything other than a splash page up on their current office run.  

    His congressional site doesn't count. is his supposed Senate Candidacy site and it's pathetic.

    Keystone XL Pipeline - Canada gets the money, Asia gets the oil, America gets the toxic refinery pollution and potential for a pipeline leak ecological disaster.

    by Jacoby Jonze on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 10:10:22 AM PST

    •  Have you checked out (1+ / 0-)
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      by David Nir on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 10:22:17 AM PST

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    •  Everyone who supports Markey: (3+ / 0-)

      Please, go to his campaign's web site.  Click the "contact" link, and send an email urging them to update the site!

    •  Just wrote a strongly worded message ... (2+ / 0-)

      on the contact form on that pitiful website, requesting that he get a real website up ASAP, lest he become another Martha Coakley, etc.

      To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of men. -Abraham Lincoln

      by Eyesbright on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 12:36:22 PM PST

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      •  Excellent. (1+ / 0-)
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        Every Markey supporter should do what Eyesbright has done.  Visit the site and light a fire under them!

      •  My message: (0+ / 0-)
        I'm adding my voice to what I'm sure are many others to say that Congressman Markey has GOT to improve his website beyond a donation link and a splash page! Those of us who are online activists need a place where we can refer friends who want more information on his campaign--and no, his congressional page isn't going to do the job. (There's a difference in emphasis and intent between legislating and campaigning and your online information should reflect that.)

        I have three sisters who know Rep. Lynch personally (including one who's a pro-choice feminist!) and they're all telling everyone on FB what a great guy he is. You need to counter that with a source of information we can use, dammit, with succinct, strategically-worded policy statements, impressive endorsements and interesting candid photos to generate excitement over Congressman Markey's candidacy, or he'll be at risk of pulling a Coakley and letting someone win in a walk whose record in deep Blue Massachusetts means he doesn't deserve the job.

        Yes, Rep. Lynch's campaign website isn't any better. But just because his is sucky doesn't mean yours has to suck, too. Think of it as a small way to get out ahead of him. And in primaries, small things count. The President had a full-blown first-rate website well in advance of the general election. It threw his opponents off stride and made an impression on a demographic that is assuming more and more prominence among voters. You need to go thou and do likewise. We want Congressman Markey to WIN. Don't blow it.

        "The truth will set you free...but first it'll piss you off." - Gloria Steinem

        by Sharoney on Thu Feb 21, 2013 at 09:00:05 AM PST

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