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Dear EYE ON CITRUS,
Have you heard about these far-right Republicans running for office this year? These people are truly frightening. Check out these quotes:
“We need to phase Medicare and Social Security out.”—Sharron Angle, Republican Senate candidate in Nevada1
“There should not be [a federal minimum wage]. That is not within the scope or the powers that are given to the federal government.”—Joe Miller, Republican Senate candidate in Alaska2
“I am pro-life. I don’t believe in the exceptions for rape or incest.”—Ken Buck, Republican Senate candidate in Colorado3
We cannot let people like this run the country.
And to make sure that doesn’t happen, we’ve identified the closest races around the country that will determine who controls Congress next year. You can help win these crucial races by spending just 15 or 20 minutes calling other MoveOn members who live nearby and asking them to volunteer. You can call right from home. Click to sign up:
Our handy online calling tool makes it super-easy to recruit volunteers on these key races. We’ll give you everything you need: the phone numbers, calling script, everything. You don’t need to have experience or special expertise. All you need is a phone and a computer (that can be on the Internet at the same time that you’re calling).
The crucial part that’s missing is you. Without the help of MoveOn members, our Progressive Heroes and other brave Democrats are at serious risk of losing their seats to the far-right wing of the Republican Party—and we could lose the House AND Senate.
We can’t risk the future of the country on Republicans who think we should get rid of the minimum wage and Social Security. Can you help out by calling MoveOn members in key areas to recruit them to volunteer with the most important campaigns? Click here now to sign up to get started calling:
Thanks for all you do.
–Steven, Adam, Lenore, Duncan, and the rest of the team
1. “Sharron Angle says eliminate Social Security,” Progress Now Nevada, June 8, 2010
2. “Joe Miller: ‘There should not be’ a federal minimum wage,” The Washington Post, October 4, 2010
3. “Ken Buck: No abortions, even in cases of rape and incest,” YouTube, August 3, 2010
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