Comment: Hate to be Johnny Raincloud here .. but .....

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Hate to be Johnny Raincloud here .. but .....

I hate to be Johnny Raincloud here, but this is an ill-conceived idea which will eventually fail and waste the time of hundreds of volunteers. Why? Because I live in Arizona here and we just witnessed HUNDREDS of volunteers facing hostile (ignorant) crowds at baseball games, concerts, libraries, you NAME it to get enough signatures to put our esteemed Governor's Medicaid Expansion on the ballot for 2014 (so that the people can hopefully repeal with our turn-coat b*stard legislature did to fulfill her wishes). She tried to sabotage the effort at every twist and turn. McStain got over 926,000 votes in 2010. As shown below by somebody who already looked up the laws, etc. that makes it that we'd need approximately 250,000 signatures. We "only" needed 80,000 to get this medicaid expansion thing on the ballot and people worked their BUTTS off trying to get it done. Our b*tch governor with her resources tried to derail this effort at every turn. With John McTraitor's virtually unlimited corporate resources getting 250,000 signatures would be highly, highly doubtful. The unfortunate thing that DP'ers need to understand is that even though "we" are awake and want to right the wrongs in the hell-hole system we have to live under, the VAST majority of the rest of society just doesn't care. They don't. Even people you bump into that HATE John McCain (and believe me, it is a lot) won't be bothered to lift a finger to help the effort...my hat's off to anybody that wants to start this project, but word of warning--be prepared to be attacked by all of McCain's forces to derail you and also you'd better get some funding from somewhere..... "grassroots" projects of this scale just won't happen in this day and age. Again, sorry to wizz all over the rose garden here, but, hey, it is what it is........