Got a problem. don't write your Senator

Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by Sklar, Jan 12, 2007.

  1. Sklar

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    I just got this email from a good friend. I thought I'd post the link here for everyone to take a look at.

    The gist of it is that the Senate is going to pass legislation...well, just read it for yourself and you decide.

    http://capwiz.com/afanet/utr/2/?a=9231646&i=26843941&c=
     
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    Uhm, this is written by the AFA. In case you didn't know, they're famous for skewing information to sound as if it's a plot against them. I wouldn't take this seriously for even one moment.

    Edit:

    What's more: this bill is about LOBBYING. As the AFA is largely a lobbyist group, that's why it affects them. It also affects any other lobbyist group, including gay lobbyist groups. This type of response from the AFA deosn't surprise me in the least.
     
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    Fact-check!

    This is the actual text of S. 1. What Section 220 actually requires is that certain types lobbying expenses have to be publicly disclosed.

    The AFA says "your senators don't want to hear from you"; that's bullshit. What's going on is that if the AFA spends money (printing, postage, etc.) to incite you to call a senator, they'll have to disclose that they have done so.

    Evidently, they'd prefer that their budget remain a secret.
     
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    Ya know, the more I learn about AFA, the more I think they are more dangerous than Aryan Nation-type groups.

    Sklar, please learn more about AFA.
     
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    I'd never heard of them before, DC.

    The main reason that I put this here was because there are more people here (in LSPG) that are in the know and know more about things political than I do.

    I wanted to hear what they had to say about this.
     
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    The AFA (American Family Association) is fucked up. Seriously. Such hate while flying the banner of Christianity.

    Fuck them.
     
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