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  •  I can't buy that (2+ / 0-)
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    TheUnknown285, PvtJarHead

    We have to attack them at all points, and fight them on all fronts.

    "Lash those traitors and conservatives with the pen of gall and wormwood. Let them feel -- no temporising!" - Andrew Jackson to Francis Preston Blair, 1835

    by Ivan on Fri Feb 18, 2011 at 10:30:29 AM PST

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    •  You pony up the cash (0+ / 0-)

      And we'll be happy to do it.

      I think my point is pretty simple; money is tight and should be spent wisely.  If there are numbers to suggest that a recall would be close, go for it.  Otherwise, recalls are a tough sell at any time, and 2012 will be a presidential election, so there may be a better chance for high Democratic turn-out.

      •  How much do signatures cost? (1+ / 0-)
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        cyeko

        NOTHING!  Get the sigs first and worry about the elections later.  The petitions are all we need as leverage right now.

        "War is a Racket" -- MajGen Smedley D. Butler, USMC

        by PvtJarHead on Fri Feb 18, 2011 at 10:48:44 AM PST

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        •  They don't cost nothing. (3+ / 0-)
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          LordMike, grrr, Darmok

          Volunteer signature gathering campaigns are generally not successful, and it looks like you'd need to collect 75,000 signatures just to get the three competitive ones on the ballot.

          "Intolerance is something which belongs to the religions we have rejected." - J.J. Rousseau

          by James Allen on Fri Feb 18, 2011 at 10:50:52 AM PST

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