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5 Voter Rights Orgs You Should Follow

September 16, 2014

Hey, the Founders of the US tell us that everyone's equal in the eyes of the law, meaning that citizens have the right to vote. However, there are politicians who don't like that, and they're attacking the integrity of the election by making it hard for people to vote. Fortunately, there are some organizations doing really good work… Read more »

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Are You Ready to Vote?

September 9, 2014

Folks, we're only 2 weeks away from National Voter Registration Day (NVRD), on September 23. In 2008, 6 million Americans didn't vote because they missed a registration deadline or didn't know how to register. In 2014, NVRD's continuing their efforts to make sure everyone has a fair chance to vote. And please remember that the Declaration of Independence reminds… Read more »

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Some Things You Should Know About Voter ID Laws

August 6, 2014

Folks, we're almost a month away from National Voter Registration Day, on September 23, 2014, and less than 3 months away from elections, and that means that you should be aware of your rights. Elections for US States Senate will be November 4, 2014. These elections mark 100 years of direct elections of U.S. Senators. The… Read more »

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Craig Newmark's big issues for craigconnects in 2013

December 3, 2012

Hey there folks, I'm figuring out what's my deal, what do I spend time doing, and what'll be my main focus for 2013. This seems to be the shortest version which makes any sense to anyone else. A lot of this involves quiet, back-channel communications, which I might never go public with. Sure, sometimes I… Read more »

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9/25: Mom's birthday, and National Voter Registration Day

September 19, 2012

Two big events happen 25 September, and I'd like your help celebrating both. It's my mom's birthday. Help her celebrate it by checking out National Voter Registration Day and committing to register and committing to vote. Take a look at their Facebook page, too. And to see what people are already Tweeting about the day,… Read more »

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Your Vote: anyone can do it, and everyone should do it

September 6, 2012

Hey, people across the world really do feel we're the "shining city on the hill," that, seriously, we're the leader of the free world. I feel we need to live up to that, every day, and that means to passionately commit to voting, that's the whole "consent of the governed" thing that the Founders established. … Read more »

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