Wednesday, September 24, 2008

I'll tell two friends, and they'll tell two friends, and so on, and so on

One of my favorite bloggers reposted something from one of her favorite bloggers that is so incredible I have to repost it here.

And if you also think it's incredible, maybe you can repost it on your blog? One by one, bit by bit, we can be heard. We can make a difference.
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Every day I wake up and I want to write about the election.

Every day I want to post you tube videos of Sarah Palin scaring the hell out of me.

Every day I want to give homage to Jon Stewart or post drafts of my hate mail to Karl Rove.

But I know for sure it’s no longer enough.

I want to do more than add my voice to the millions of Americans crying out for change.

I want to be an agent of that change. I want to make a difference.

Talking about it is no longer enough!

Writing about it is no longer enough!

Leaving it to others is no longer enough!

In 2000, when we elected ‘experience’, my vote wasn’t enough.

In 2004, when we elected ‘experience’, my vote wasn’t enough.

This time I’m not just voting for intelligence.

This time I’m not just voting for integrity.

This time I’m not just voting for bold initiative.

This time I’m working for the campaign. I’m a member of my local volunteer team.


We do not have enough volunteers. We need more people to register voters, to persuade, to get out the vote.

It’s actually a lot of fun and I’ve met some amazing people.

Just two hours a week can make a difference.

You can sign up to volunteer here.

You can find your local volunteer coordinator here. Even better, go here.

Or e-mail me at meg[at]simplynutmeg[dot]com and I’ll get you connected with the right person.

Please join me in spreading this No Longer Enough campaign:

Please publish this post or write your own post and link to it on your blog and spread the word to your readers, even if you can’t volunteer. Many of us just need a little push (someone approached me at the grocery store) to get in the game.

Just think; if every Blogger recruited just one volunteer…

Maybe we’re what we’ve been waiting for.

And here’s where I put my money where my mouth is:

If you join in spreading the word, publish this post, or write your own post with a link, sign the Mr. Linky below. If I get 200 links or more before October 10th, I’ll use a random number generator to choose a winner, and I’ll give away one brand new Dyson.

Because my one vote is no longer enough.

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Blogger nutmeg said...

I loved that commercial! Thank you for joining in. I know we can make a difference!

5:42 PM  
Blogger Pink & Green Mama said...

I'm an Obama Mama and proud of it! He's got my vote, my husband's vote and both of my parents' votes. I wish my daughters were old enough to vote and protect their rights in this election. Sarah Palin scares the poop out of me. I owe it to both of my daughters to make sure she doesn't step foot in the white house. I will be voting for their rights, our planet, and an end to this war. Great post.

8:15 PM  
Blogger Maureen said...

good post!

12:01 PM  
Blogger Not Hannah said...

I am ON IT, my love. Spreading the word...

12:15 PM  
Anonymous xup said...

Up here in Canada, we all have our collective fingers crossed that sanity will once more prevail in the land. It's been too damn long. You go!

5:52 PM  

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