Obama/Reid plan more mischief when Senate reconvenes
Just when you thought it was safe to glance away from Congress for a moment, another poisonous issue raises its ugly head in the Senate. And it’s on a very, very short fuse – September 6, to be exact, the very day the Senate returns from vacation. Yes, we were wrong to think that just because Congress is on vacation that we were safe to | Read More »
Antennae UP, RS Gatherers!
The tech-savvy (and even the tech-curious) among you may wish to mark your agenda when you arrive in Charleston. At 8:30am Saturday morning, American Majority Action will be offering a special training. Yes, I know it’s early and you’ll be troubled to cut your partying early and be sure that you program your cell phone, the room alarm clock, and the hotel wake-up call system | Read More »
UniTEA Mobile: Amusement, Distraction, or Incalculable Damage?
Remember the Dale Robertson guy with the N-word sign who is founder of teaparty.org (disavowed by most real tea party organizations)? Well, he’s gone and done it again. And I fell for it. The days of knocking on doors, walking precincts and direct mail campaigning to efficiently gather voters may soon be dwarfed if the vision of a handful of Patriots comes to fruition. (Yes, | Read More »
Help a Competitive Conservative in CA: July 12 Victory is Near UPDATED: Huey Poised to Crush Hahn over FOX report
None of us would have predicted it after Nov 2, 2010 when the vaunted red electoral tide stopped cold at the California border. But time, a harsh economy, bad economic moves by the CA legislature, and some very hard work by highly committed California conservatives have made a real difference in a CA D+12 district. You may not be able to vote for this man, | Read More »
A Trifecta of Tools for Victory, Part II: NationBuilder
The pricing for campaign tech is in free-fall. If we applied a sort of pricing version of Moore’s Law to online campaign software, you’d have the picture. Capabilites expand arithmetically, while the price drop is almost logarithmic. That’s only a tiny exaggeration (mathematically) but better illustrated with a direct comparison: the same technology that gleaned Obama’s campaign web site 400,000 online volunteers and $750 | Read More »
Bear Witness: 30+ People ‘Saved’ at PC Altar Call (RightOnline)
It was a finish to an event worthy of the finest televangelist. No exaggeration. The first-ever PC Strategy breakout session at a major national event, last week’s RightOnline received such an enthusiastic response that the finish literally looked like a successful altar call at the end of a highly enegetic revival meeting. It almost overshadowed the actual content of the tutorial. The deans of Precinct | Read More »
RightOnline This Week – Two Firsts: rVotes and PC Strategy Break-out
If you haven’t yet, log in to your frequent flyer account now and see if you have enough miles to get to Minneapolis, MN at the end of this coming week. The revered RightOnline conference kicks off on Friday morning, and this year, has several “firsts”. One can hardly prioritize one over the other, but perhaps most exciting for activists in these spaces who have | Read More »
California Redistricting Transparency Hits Brick Wall. Hard.
Yesterday, the California Citizens Redistricting Commission (CCRC) published its first maps for public comment on the redistricting process. Below, you see the map published for what may become the “new” AD49 in CA. Alas, the redistricting process is rapidly losing the transparency that many hoped would govern the redistricting process characterized as a citizen’s redistricting commission. The CCRC got off to a good start with | Read More »
Spot Report: rVotes Heads for Ohio!
If you are serious about online activism tools, then clear the deck in your browser – all the links below open new tabs or windows so you don’t lose your place in this article. You will want to study the history of rVotes and it’s promise to the conservative cause. Always first where news on the best GOTV applications have come from (and are headed) Carol | Read More »
A Trifecta of Tools for Victory: rVotes (Part I of III)
An entire suite of exciting new tools have become available to Republicans, and if deployed, will mean a much wider margin of victory in 2012 than we would otherwise see – indeed, these tools may be critical for victory in 2012 at all. Article I in this series will discuss the major release of rVotes.com. Article II will tell you about Nationbuilder.com, and article III | Read More »