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Mon, Jan. 31st, 2005, 11:52 pm

Earlier this week I included my blog in a group of 553 publications
adamntly opposed to Gonzales' confirmation as Attorney General. This
will most likely be put to a floor vote this week, and the originator
of the list is asking for all of us to get the word out. All 553
publications will be asking its readers to call its Senators and tell
them that they want a NO vote on Gonzales for AG.

I know that with Texas it isn't likely to make much of a difference in
how the actual vote will go, but still, calling your elected official
and letting them know how you feel about this issues is a civic duty,
and in a matter as important as this it cannot be shirked, nor can
time be wasted.

I am also including this link -
- to a flyer proclaiming that "Torture is not an American value," and
listing the contact information for both Texas senators. In normal
circumstances against a less vicious opponent I would find the imagery
a little heavy-handed, but knowing that the GOP knows no bounds in its
craven pursuit of power, it is a necessary instrument in the battle of

I would also direct your attention here -
- this is a portal page with links to flyers for every state, so send
these out to your friends.

I plan on putting at least 20 of these up tomorrow.


Tue, Feb. 1st, 2005 04:42 pm (UTC)

I'm not at all a fan of Gonzales....but I'm just so happy that it's not Ashcroft, I'm kinda speechless...