#1 Could DU hire a DU lobbyist? Would we want to?02-23-2010, 09:49 PM
Remember when I said it's easy to tell the "Kiddles" on DU???
Silent3 (1000+ posts) Tue Feb-23-10 08:04 PM
Original message Could DU hire a DU lobbyist? Would we want to?
Could we put together that kind of money?
Could we agree enough on what we'd want him/her to lobby for?
Would just one lobbyist be meaningfully effective against all of the other lobbyists?
Are we better off contributing to other political organizations that already have lobbyists?
Please, have mercy on what is just a nearly random thought I'm running up the flagpole, triggered by a comment I saw in another thread where someone said he wasn't rich enough to hire a lobbyist. I'm hardly thinking to myself, "Oh, boy! What a brilliant idea!"
Even if this idea somehow might have had a little merit until recently, does the recent SCOTUS ruling about corporate money make it a moot point?
Maybe we could at least collectively provide a little income for a DUer in the Washington, DC area who's willing to stand around in long lines in the halls of Congress for us?May the FORCE be with you!
02-23-2010, 09:52 PM
I would bet that the DU lobbyist would get as much attention as the NAMBLA lobbyist.Voted hottest "chick" at CU - My hotness transcends gender
02-23-2010, 10:29 PM
: “Grow your own dope. Plant a liberal.”
” I wondered why the rock was getting larger. Then it hit me.
02-23-2010, 10:31 PM
rucky (1000+ posts) Tue Feb-23-10 08:30 PM
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9. Maybe we can get a group insurance plan for members?
:DMay the FORCE be with you!
02-23-2010, 11:08 PM
I'm sure skinner's going to hop right on this.“Progress is Providence without God. That is, it is a theory that everything has always
perpetually gone right by accident. It is a sort of atheistic optimism, based on an
everlasting coincidence far more miraculous than a miracle.”
G. K. Chesterton
02-24-2010, 12:30 AM
What would Duers want
* Days off for pagon holidays.
* Be able to list the voices in your head as dependents
* Put Underground Panter on the Endangered Species list.
* Create The National Bouncy Day parade.
* Create " Hug A Terrorist Week " ( unless you can't find one, then someone on Death Row will do).
* Outlaw the word " condesending".CU's Paranormal Expert.
Keep your powder dry, your sword sharp and your wits intact.
02-24-2010, 12:38 AM* Be able to list the voices in your head as dependents
02-24-2010, 05:18 AM
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