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Friday, November 12, 2010

New Strategy For Getting the Government We Want

Well I am back sorry for the long absence.  I hope all of you will join in the new effort to get what we want out of our government.  Tweeting, blogging, and complaining about Obama not doing it all the way we want has gotten us very little except for a major defeat in the midterms.  Our efforts have been gallant, but mis directed.  We need to take the attack plan of our adversaries and make it our own.  An important pillar is the energy, time and effort they exert calling, faxing, and directly writing their Senators and Representatives in the House.
We need to employ this tactic starting with calling, directly writing and faxing all of the Democratic Senators who have said they are for or are willing to consider voting to extend the debt funded Bush tax cuts for the richest 2% of taxpayers.  I firmly believe our country can not pay for more debt funded tax breaks for the rich.  Especially considering the numerous economic articles currently circulating that show the rich have already come out of the recession.  The idea that tax cuts for the rich will spawn job growth was totally debunked during this recession because during the lead-up years the rich got the largest tax cut in a generation and the economy and job growth was the smallest it has been in 70 years.  The so called Death Tax should be reinstated also!
So here is the list of Democratic Senators you need to lobby like crazy until the vote on extending tax cuts happens:
  Ben Nelson 
Washington, D.C. 
720 Hart Senate Office Building 
United States Senate 
Washington, DC 20510 
Tel: 1-202-224-6551 
Fax: 1-202-228-0012

Blanche Lincoln 
Washington D.C. Office 
355 Dirksen Senate Building 
Washington, DC 20510-0404 
Phone: (202)224-4843 
Fax: (202)228-1371

Kent Conrad 
530 Hart Senate Office Building 
United States Senate 
Washington, DC 20510-3403 
Phone: (202) 224-2043 
Fax: (202) 224-777
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Evan Bayh 
131 Russell Senate Office Building 
Washington, DC 20510 
(202) 224-5623 
(202) 228-1377 fax

Joe Lieberman 
Washington DC Office 
706 Hart Office Building 
Washington, DC 20510 
202.224.4041 (Voice) 
202.224.9750 (Fax)

Amy Kobuchar 
Washington, DC 
302 Hart Senate Office Building 
Washington, DC 20510 
phone: 202-224-3244 
fax: 202-228-2186

Jeff Bingaman 
703 Hart Senate Office Building 
Washington, DC  20510 
(202) 224-5521 
TDD: (202) 224-1792 
Tollfree (in NM): 1-800-443-8658

Bob Casey 
Washington D.C. 
393 Russell Senate Office Building 
Washington, D.C. 20510 
Phone: (202) 224-6324 
Toll Free: (866) 802-2833 
Fax: (202) 228-0604

Claire McCaskill  
Hart Senate Office Building, Ste. 717 
Washington, D.C. 20510 
Phone 202-224-6154 
Fax 202-228-6326

This list was put together by RenaRF on Daily Kos!  Thank you for your time and effort and for inspiring me to write about this as I have been thinking about it a lot lately.  Below is a link to RenaRF's origional post on Kos.
Daily Kos: Good God. Get a Grip. (UPDATED)
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