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Why Don't Alabama Democrats Have A Message Machine, Like Republicans Do?

by: mooncat

Thu May 03, 2012 at 07:35:06 AM CDT

Money, money, money!  If you want the Alabama Democratic Party to be more vocal, help them hire a communications director.  The following letter is from Chairman Mark Kennedy, explaining the situation.

Friends and Fellow Democrats,
Yesterday, I received the latest edition of the Alabama Republican Party's rag sheet newsletter. It appears their Chairman, Bill Armistead, is at it again – all talk and still praising great Americans like Dick Cheney...the Darth Vader of American politics.
Armistead says that I am evil because I support the President of the United States AND actually refer to him as a “good President worthy of our praise.” Like most Americans, I root for our country to succeed, and I think that the fact that Osama bin Laden is dead and General Motors is alive is a praiseworthy fact.
Bill, it’s easy to throw stones from the other side of the fence, but if you really care about Democracy and the free exchange of ideas, why do still refuse to join me in a public forum to discuss the issues that are important to Alabama? I’ve been asking you for more than a year, but instead, you just choose to hide behind snarky talking points given to you by the National Party Big Boys. Come on Bill, I don't bite!
Democrats, some of you may see Bill’s rants and ask, “Why doesn’t our Party communicate with the same level of frequency?” The answer is that it takes money and capacity. Bill has a Communications Director. I don’t. This a shame because Bill Armistead, even on his best days, doesn't have a clue about working class families or what it's like for your kids to not have access to healthcare.  
Help me hire a Communications Director. If 87 of you sign up to contribute $25 per month, I’ve got a great prospect waiting to move into their new office. I’m tired of having the facts and the issues on our side and not having the tools to fight back. Ole Bill won't know what's happening to him and since he won't talk to me, I ain't telling.

Mark Kennedy

The folks at the ADP today have a great message -- fair taxes, fair wages, justice and fair treatment for everyone -- that not only resonates with people like us, it will resonate with lots of Alabamians whether they pay attention to politics or not.  Please get behind Judge Kennedy and his team and help them get the Democratic message out.

Right now, we're sending or guys to a gunfight armed with knives.  You have no right to complain about the outcome unless you're willing to pony up a little something to upgrade the arsenal.

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tithe (4.00 / 2)

state party has a little form you can fill out to tithe. it all adds up -- if you can give a little -- as i said, it all adds up. lets put the form on leftinalabama so that it can be filled out and e mailed back to state dem party. 


Mail in contribution form (4.00 / 2)

Here's a .pdf of the ADP mail-in contribution form. Y'all can click on the link, print the form, fill it out and mail it in.

Remember, even a small monthly contribution helps the party know what they'll have so they can plan ahead -- like hiring a new comm. director.

Work harder and work smarter!

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Ah, but . . . (4.00 / 1)

Judge Kennedy DOES bite!  And I'm glad for it.

No more "Don't ruffle the Republican feathers."

I sent in my monthly contribution yesterday.

Go Judge Kennedy! (0.00 / 0)

c'mon y'all... there are a LOT of things we'd like to change about the ADP.  But the party belongs to all of us and we have to take responsibility for fixing it.

Daddycat and I put our money where our whine was several months ago.  It's really easy to set up monthly contributions & it's super important!

"The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness."  - John Kenneth Galbraith

tithe (0.00 / 0)
letter to the ed in huntsville times wednesday states "We've got good state leadership in Judge Mark Kennedy but the state party operates on pennies. Tithe."



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