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 »
House GOP: Prepare for Your Primary.
Congresscritters working today in Washington are going to soon learn a very direct Americanism that I have to use frequently on the on the Indian and Chinese new media programmers I hire overseas: You’ll have to do better than that. With a sinking feeling over the last few days, we’ve seen our vaunted promise of $100 billion in budget cuts (less than one tenth of | Read More »
Think Precinct Committeemen Are Local Drudges? Think Again.
You could call it shameless accrual of political power, or you could call it selfless public service. I incline toward the latter, because I’ve had a tiny taste of it. Whatever you call it, there is no question that there may be some surprises in store for the new precinct committeecritter in your locale. Certainly, a committeeman should expect the normal duties of registering voters, | Read More »
PROCINCT Post-Election Update: Success + Expansion
PROCINCT broke one of the major monopolies in 2010 that give local political parties their power during the tough-fought 2010 election. Many local parties learned that they no longer possessed the monopoly on voter data that forces activists to come to them for the key tools to support their political GOTV activities. For those of you are are inclined to ask: YES, PROCINCT is | Read More »
PCs Turn Out State Party Chair, RNC Treasurer
Don’t let them tell you that those lil’ ol’ Precinct Committeeman don’t have much power. They have power in spades. CW already wrote about this earlier, but I wanted to put a finer point on it. Witness what just happened in AZ. The Precinct Committeemen in one small legislative district turned out the state party chair. How? Isn’t the AZ GOP party chair elected by | Read More »
The GOP Is Home Alone.
Exactly like a 12 year old boy with complete freedom to create all the mischief that a highly creative mind can produce and no adult supervision, the GOP has been Home Alone for decades now with no sane oversight. This produces events like the RNC paying a $2,000 bar tab at an LA S&M club, and our highest RNC officers conspiring to arrange $7 million | Read More »
PROCINCT Update: 5.5+ Million Voters – See Your Megawatts at RightOnline
When we all return from RightOnline in Vegas this weekend, we’ll be right about at the 100 day mark from the November elections, and fully energized for the tasks ahead! RightOnline will be brilliant with megawatts of activist energy and, yes, the star power there, too. Look for PROCINCT at RightOnline in Vegas. If you already have access to PDI (or Voter Vault), then you | Read More »