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Aug 13, 2023Liked by Simon Rosenberg

Simon, you have 2 options under your subscriptions: $45 or $1000. It be helpful for those of us who wish to give more to have a few extra tiers.

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Aug 13, 2023Liked by Simon Rosenberg

Irene! Golly had I had seen this comment, I wouldn’t have wasted my typing this morning! Lol Keep up the good work! And what nice recognition from our Hopium&Chief !!!!

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Aug 13, 2023Liked by Simon Rosenberg

Hi Simon - I signed up at $5 a month back in the very beginning (which of course ends up $60 annually). I like to be able to give a little more over the year and the smaller monthly expense is helpful to me. Is that rate still available?

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Aug 13, 2023Liked by Simon Rosenberg

Hi Simon, we have thoroughly enjoyed your writings. I’ve sent your subscription letter to Spoutible.com. This is a place with people that really admire your work. I hope you consider becoming a Spouter! Thanks friend r your work.

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What is the name of the group in AZ working to set up youth voter registration drives in every high school--the one Irene mentioned?

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Aug 14, 2023Liked by Simon Rosenberg

Your subscriber's comments are so inspiring! I'm in a blue state, and am trying to do one small thing every day to move democracy forward. Sometimes it's giving a little donation if I can, sometimes it's promoting someone else's good work: usually yours, Democracy Docket, and/or Ben Wikler at WisDems. If each of us does even one small thing every day, wow.

Thanks so much for all the work you do, Simon, and for giving us this platform to connect on and such clear and hopium-ful goals to work at. Odd how connected I feel here, but very real.

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Here is a link for Christopher Titas comedic interpretation of Why he is a Democrat. Bad language warning, but it is funny and worth sharing and makes complete sense to me.

https://youtu.be/3_Dju-dq_N0

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Simon and others inspire ! Trying to do all I can 📞✍️💰.

I’m supporting ➡️ https://leaderswedeserve.com/

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“The organization, through a political action committee and super PAC, plans to recruit and support candidates under age 30 to run for state Legislatures, and candidates under age 35 to run for Congress.”

https://floridapolitics.com/archives/627797-david-hogg-kevin-lata-launch-super-pac-supporting-young-progressives-running-for-office/

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Aug 14, 2023Liked by Simon Rosenberg

https://youtu.be/d0hwdxN1aCQ

Farron Cousins from Farron Balanced credits SIMON for all the Dems Election MO since Roe fell in this mornings vid!

Check it out. Hopium is Spreading more and more!

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David Pakman would be a great interview for you cuz he is a data guy!

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I went to this page to register for Tuesday evening, as a paid subscriber, but I do not see where to register. Thanks, Diane Proctor, Concord, MA

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Thank you Simon. I was raised on a ranch so you’ll have to forgive my feedback: I’m as happy as my 4-H pig in mud here in Hopium Chronicles. I was looking for somewhere forceful, articulate and focused and feel so fortunate to have found HC. It has all these great people pulling together to save our democracy! Lots of wonderful people who give a damn and are working to stop all the crazy stuff or at least send them to their corner. I’m splashing around with lots of great ideas to read and lots of specific resources to help get to my goals. And positivity too! I was tiring of the gloom and doom. BTW: I raised a lamb too but pigs in mud were much happier, social creatures.

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Don't be afraid of posting negative news (for Democrats) when and if it happens. Keep up the good work.

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Sep 4, 2023·edited Sep 4, 2023Liked by Simon Rosenberg

I hope I'm in the right place to tell you what I'm doing. I also live in a Blue state, MA. I have found myself being the Lead Organizer for our small local Swing Left / Indivisible group. Our group has voted to support NY19 in 2023-2024, just over the border from us, in going blue again. We want to help defeat Rep Molinaro. This summer we've been registering new voters (sometimes we can target only Dems to register, and we're using the Field Team 6 methodology to register Dems) in NY19. So far, we've had 12 members volunteer to register voters. I've gone out twice. I phone bank when there is something good to phone bank for. My last phone bank volunteering time was for the Ohio August Special Election. I have also been postcard writing this summer to Ohio and VA voters. I'll canvass in NY19 when we have an official candidate or for Josh Riley's NY primary election.

I'm also the Chair of my small town's Dem Committee. I'll be attending the MA State Democratic Convention in Sept.

I'm one of the people who "woke up" after you know who was the Republican nominee in 2016, and was in despair. Friends told me to start doing something, and I started canvassing for Hillary in the fall of 2016 in PA. (At that time I was living in NJ.) I've been active ever since.

Thank you for all you do! I love your positive outlook! If we keep working hard to get out the vote, we can elect Democrats! I'm so glad I was referred to you recently!

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Was a free subscriber and just subscribed on the $5/month plan. You do good work, Simon. Glad you had such a nice overseas vacation! I'm having cataract surgeries, that's my "vacation."

Our local NAACP organized a MLK, Jr. march to commemorate (and continue) the 60th anniversary of his March on Washington in late August and have been making calls around the country all year for Swing Left Alliance and Grassroots Democrats HQ. Also precinct chair and helped get signatures for a city council candidate.

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Thanks Irene! I’ll try to find that.

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