Archive for May 6th, 2010

The Demon Sheep Returns — With A Vengeance

California, batten down the hatches and hide the children — the Demon Sheep is loose on the land again. And now he’s shearing the hand that once fed him, as this time it’s former patron Carly Fiorina wilting under his baleful, glowing gaze:

Nice work, California Dems! Who as you might have guessed were behind the revival of this little critter. For more about the new Demon Sheep trilogy, check out DemonSheepMovie.com. Can’t wait for the sequels….

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Hand-Deliver Your Emails! (To Congress)

Here’s a quick point that never hurts to repeat: asking people to send a message to Congress through an online advocacy system mean that you have to DELIVER the emails via the internet. In fact, it’s usually more effective to print them out and hand-deliver them, particularly as part of a visit from a lobbyist or citizen activist. This idea isn’t new — it shows up in the Online Politics 101, for example — but it’s easy to forget in an era when the default setting for online advocacy too often is to fall back on email alone when communicating with decision-makers. But as both hard experience and Congressional Management Foundation research have shown, a Congress that’s flooded with hundreds of millions of messages a year may well fail to notice when they get a few more.

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