Wednesday, August 19, 2009

A Huddling of the Huns: Talk to Chairman Obamao in a Conference Call 8/20/09

Below you will see OFA claims 60,000 of their members stopped by congressional office in support of Obamacare - this post here states otherwise and that pales in comparison to the over 1.2 million people that have signed the Free Our Heath Care Now petition. (Click here to sign it)

From my Spam Bag --

President Obama is holding a live strategy meeting on Thursday at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time for all Organizing for America supporters. I hope you can join us, online or by phone.

The President will update us on the fight to pass real health insurance reform -- what's happening in D.C. and what's happening around the country. He'll lay out our strategy and message going forward and answer questions from supporters like you. And we'll unveil the next actions we'll organize together.

This is a critical time in this President's administration, and in the history of our country. I hope you can join us. Here are the details:

What: Organizing for America National Health Care Forum

When: Thursday, August 20th, 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time

RSVP and submit a question for the President.

The President wrote to us a few weeks ago to ask us to go the extra milethis month in the fight for health insurance reform. And so far,you've stepped up in a big way: Last week, an astounding 60,000 Organizingfor America volunteers stopped by representatives' and senators' local offices. You told your health care stories to staffers and members of Congress -- of losing insurance after getting laid off, of being denied coverage upon finding out about a serious illness. And you thankedthose supporting real health insurance reform for all the work they've done so far.

But these local office visits were only part of the story. The D.C. media has been trumpeting coverage of town halls disrupted by angry opposition to reform. But the reality on the ground is very different.

Organizing for America supporters are showing up in huge numbers at thesemeetings all across the country -- outnumbering opponents of reform, oftenby overwhelming margins.

You've organized 11,906 local events in all 50 states -- from press conferences to community discussions -- since we launched our big campaign for reform in June. And you've made hundreds of thousands of calls to Congress.

Your work so far has been incredible. But the special interests and partisan attack groups who oppose reform will not let up, and they will tell whatever lies they can to spread fear. There's a lot more work for all of us to do. This Thursday's meeting is our chance to huddle as a team, get the latest information and talk about how we're going to achieve this victory. You don't want to miss it.

Click here to RSVP and submit a question for President Obama:

Hope you can make it,

David Plouffe

Paid for by Organizing for America, a project of the Democratic National Idiots

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