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27 minutes ago, Voldemort86 said:

I always wonder about the people who knock on doors. Do you think they get cussed out and threatened with violence by the radical uneducated MAGA cult?

I'm about to start volunteering in Collin county.  I'll let you know. 

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57 minutes ago, Voldemort86 said:

I always wonder about the people who knock on doors. Do you think they get cussed out and threatened with violence by the radical uneducated MAGA cult?

I think it's gonna be tough. I'm not interested in that.  I've done enough cold calling to last 10 lifetimes.  

I'll make sure she goes with a group and is safe.

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I knocked on doors in Alabama for Beto “Snatching yo guns and taxing yo church” O’Rourke and only had one person get shitty.

Some people were curt but heck, I’m that way most times when I get unknown people at my door.

People aren’t usually as shitty face to face as they are online.

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1 hour ago, Voldemort86 said:

I always wonder about the people who knock on doors. Do you think they get cussed out and threatened with violence by the radical uneducated MAGA cult?

working for the census in 2010, knocking on doors was always a wild card. one crazy lady shot a census worker.

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41 minutes ago, Post Oak said:

I think it's gonna be tough. I'm not interested in that.  I've done enough cold calling to last 10 lifetimes.  

I'll make sure she goes with a group and is safe.

I went walking on three occassions and each was to remind supporters to vote.  Had pre-approved list of supporters. 

Only one name was wrong, and the lady was just a tad snarky. 

 

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I always wonder about the people who knock on doors. Do you think they get cussed out and threatened with violence by the radical uneducated MAGA cult?

People are a lot different in person.

Im my experience, when I've come upon a Republican, they've never been confrontational. A few have been quite friendly and thanked me for being involved as a young person. Many are short and make it clear they're not interested, but never outright hostile.

Phone banking is a little different. People will get a little more fiery when you're not in front of them. Then of course there's online.

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14 minutes ago, gmr548 said:


People are a lot different in person.

Im my experience, when I've come upon a Republican, they've never been confrontational. A few have been quite friendly and thanked me for being involved as a young person. Many are short and make it clear they're not interested, but never outright hostile.

Phone banking is a little different. People will get a little more fiery when you're not in front of them. Then of course there's online.

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Yup. Humans are huge pussies in person, but the bravest and most vocal on the Internet. 

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On 11/14/2019 at 9:38 AM, Voldemort86 said:

probably what happens is the husband talks to his wife on the way to the polls in their beat up truck with a cracked headlight “ you’re not really gonna cancel my vote out are you honey? It’s pointless to go vote at all if we vote opposite.”

ISWYDT

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On 11/14/2019 at 7:38 AM, Voldemort86 said:

Don’t forget a lot of the wives of men in southern states “do what they’re told” and vote republican! Against their self interests for sure.

 

probably what happens is the husband talks to his wife on the way to the polls in their beat up truck with a cracked headlight “ you’re not really gonna cancel my vote out are you honey? It’s pointless to go vote at all if we vote opposite.”

I don’t like this stereotyping. Because then it’s just “Democrats go to the polls in their Prius sipping their organic goat’s milk lattes with their domestic partners” or something stupid. 

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I don’t like this stereotyping. Because then it’s just “Democrats go to the polls in their Prius sipping their organic goat’s milk lattes with their domestic partners” or something stupid. 

You can pry my goat milk latte from my cold, dead hands.

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1 hour ago, Js1 said:

I don’t like this stereotyping. Because then it’s just “Democrats go to the polls in their Prius sipping their organic goat’s milk lattes with their domestic partners” or something stupid. 

My opinion of republicans only gets worse by the day. They really are difficult people for me to understand. Over the last few weeks I’ve seen the following :

1) Republicans defend a woman in trumps administration who lied and embellished her resume to get the job. Repubs on the internet have actually said that they should give her a raise and a promotion to “stick it to the liberal media who exposed her”. How would these repubs act if they actually owned businesses and had an employee like this? Hypocrites.

2) A trumpkin slashed the big orange baby ballon at the Alabama vs. LSU game. Luckily the guy got caught, but he actually has a go fund me that’s raised over $25,000 dollars to pay for his legal fees. Should we really support and condone this kind of behavior as a society?  I would never destroy someone else’s  property over a political candidate.

3) I’ve seen Trumpkins everywhere root for the worst governor in America to be re-elected despite the fact that he lost fair and square. Bevin looked far and wide for any signs of cheating, he only gave in after McConnell told him to accept his loss like a man, but there were some in the gop who wanted him to fight as hard as possible in the hopes that the election would eventually be kicked to the overwhelmingly GOP led state legislature who would’ve voted to vote keep Bevin in place.

4) they constantly root for RBG to die.

 

its hard to respect people who vote GOP. They don’t seem to care about the integrity of our election systems, they like republicans who are the loudest ( and the dumbest) and they seem to be brought together by their hatred of democrats above anything else. It’s a party who thrives on fear and I’ll never understand or be one of them. 

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On 11/14/2019 at 2:40 PM, Voldemort86 said:

I always wonder about the people who knock on doors. Do you think they get cussed out and threatened with violence by the radical uneducated MAGA cult?

I walked for two campaigns in 2018. I was never threatened with anything approaching violence. My interactions with Republicans was usually polite and short. Here are some of the more interesting things I heard.

"My wife and I are big Cruz supporters but both of our daughters are Democrats and are probably doing the same thing you are. That's cool. Good luck!"

"We're both Republican but I'm voting Beto because I don't like Cruz. My wife is asleep right now and I don't want her to hear this, so you best be on your way. No, don't take my phone number."

"I'm a Republican but enough is enough. Blue wave, baby!"

The most shit I got was from a frazzled Democrat who was pissed that Beto seemed to be going easy on Ted and not flooding the tubes with attack ads. She told me I was wasting my time and wanted me to take her off all mailing and call lists. I didn't.

 

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57 minutes ago, berlinerbaer said:

I walked for two campaigns in 2018. I was never threatened with anything approaching violence. My interactions with Republicans was usually polite and short. Here are some of the more interesting things I heard.

"My wife and I are big Cruz supporters but both of our daughters are Democrats and are probably doing the same thing you are. That's cool. Good luck!"

"We're both Republican but I'm voting Beto because I don't like Cruz. My wife is asleep right now and I don't want her to hear this, so you best be on your way. No, don't take my phone number."

"I'm a Republican but enough is enough. Blue wave, baby!"

The most shit I got was from a frazzled Democrat who was pissed that Beto seemed to be going easy on Ted and not flooding the tubes with attack ads. She told me I was wasting my time and wanted me to take her off all mailing and call lists. I didn't.

 

Why not(bolded)?  Think when they call her next time she will be more accepting or less?

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I couldn't do it myself. I would have had to write her info down or flag it in the block walking app, then remember to notify HQ when I got back.

People forget it is more convenient for one to remove themselves from a mailing or call list than have someone else do it. 

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Kemp taps Kelly Loeffler for the vacant Senate sear in Georgia and she immediately offers to self fund her campaign in 2020 with $20 million. 

This was not Trump’s pick. Collins May still jump in. 

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Update on the Messy Bitches in the Republican Senate primary.

FYI - John Merrill dropped out last week. Which is GREAT for Doug Jones. He was the only “old school sort of sane not eaten up with Trumpitis” candidate running.


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On 11/28/2019 at 11:56 PM, zork said:

Why not(bolded)?  Think when they call her next time she will be more accepting or less?

From the chapter "Campaign Trail" 

"The late Will Burnett, longtime county judge of Hays County, told of another prize reaction. The candidate and his aide were campaigning through the countryside when they spotted a fellow working in a field near the road. Pulling over, the candidate got out and introduced himself to the fellow and started his pitch. After listening a few minutes, the farmer snarled, "Listen, I think you are a low-down, no-good reprobate, you're wasting my time, and I wouldn't vote for you if you were the last man on earth. Now go on, get out of here." Climbing back in his car, the candidate told his assistant, "Put that man down as doubtful."

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20 hours ago, Ted Lange said:

Oh Alabama.....the stupid, is strong with this one,   The replies to Tubbs idiocy are fantastic too  

 

Thanks for the tip on the commentary below Tommy's tweet. I was not disappointed. Americans can be pretty witty when opportunity comes calling.

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