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Monday, September 26. 2011
I don't know how they got my email, but I think I'll pass on their friendly request.
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Terrible email/request, even if you like the candidate, from a development point of view, ya'ask me. Of course, you didn't.
My thoughts in no particular order:
And just what is so critical about their deadline of September 30th?
I know a site where you can be entered for a chance to win dinner with this very busy president for just $3.00. woo hoo! Why just donate when you can actually get something for the money?
Imagine that if ALL US adults paid at least $3.00 toward running our government; that would, uh, cover Solyndra and Chevy both!
I am so glad you aren't like those 10,873 other Conneticuttians; let me repeat that number, 10, 873, yes, 10, 873.
The reason they want the donation before 9/30 is that it will be credited to this quarter and will be reported in their quarterly reports. A big quarterly number makes it look like their campaign is doing really well.
Why does he have to "build a grassroots organization from the bottom up" when he's already been elected once (does he have to rebuild is 2008 grassroots organization AGAIN?
Why didn't the request give a better reason to donate to Obummer than so you could join the 10,873 other fools who are supposed to have already donated?
As soon as I find that crisp $3 bill with Timmy "The Tax Cheat" Geithner's signature and Obama's face on it, I'll send it right in.
"And when you're building a grassroots organization from the bottom up ... ."
unlike the usual National Dog Circus construction from the top down.
Kenny Loggins is still involved in music today. Sad to see how low Jim Messina has sunk.
Trying to figure out what significance 10,873 has...
or perhaps the largest buyer of apples:
More likely this: http://bugs.dojotoolkit.org/ticket/10873
Ticket #10873 (closed defect: fixed)
Tooltip position 'below' overrides either 'after' or 'before' - hash collision
If I could pull this off the screen, yes, I would wipe with it.
Not living in Connecticut, I did not receive this message. Should I get one later, I have a finger to send them...
. . . "full time candidates without day jobs"
At first I thought they were describing Obama.
I signed up at Attack Watch and I got the same goofy email. I never did find the link to turn in Rush for telling the truth about the President.
"I don't know how they got my email, but I think I'll pass on their friendly request."
That sentence was completely ambiguous! Did you mean,
"I don't know how they got my email, but I think I'll PASS on their friendly request," or
"I don't know how they got my email, but I think I'll pass ON their friendly request"?
We need to know whether you are friend or foe.
Does Maggie's Farm get even the tiniest amount of money if I click through to that? If so I'll click a hundred times.
You had better start hitting the "unsubscribe" button now. They have several e-mail lists and you are now, for whatever reason, on them. I bet I unsubscribed a half dozen times from the zero's friends lists before the emails finally stopped. I hope.
(thinking feverishly for a "log ins" and Messina joke but coming up dry) Drat.
Circa 2005 the Democratic National Committee mailed me a survey. I have no idea how they got me on the list, because I last voted for a Democratic Party presidential candidate in 1976.
The "survey" had at least two points of interest. First, the question on Iraq had choices all related to withdrawal time: two years, six months, etc. There was no no choice related to "until we win."
Second, there was a request for money: solicitation of funds disguised as a "survey."
Several months later, the DNC sent me the "survey" again. The "survey" remained in my paper files for some years, until I mailed it back with comments about how the Democratic Party's stance on Iraq disgusted me.
I, too, received an email request such as this except it listed the city in which I reside rather than the state.
I know how they got my email, though. I subscribe to several lefty email lists as a useful tool that reveals what they say to those they believe are part of their fold. The lies and demagoguery can be downright amazing!
"I think I'll pass on their friendly request."
I think I'll urinate on their request, too. Check your spelling.
My first thought was to make a "contribution" of 10x the maximum amount listed using an expired credit card, and reveling in the fantasy that millions of others would do the same thing.