I have a favor to ask you all. No, my health is fine. But a friend of mine just posted on her Facebook page that she got her earring ball stuck in her ear canal… and she wanted advice on how to get it out, since she couldn’t afford the emergency room fee.
The public option is far, far better than the co-op option that’s currently being floated. (Here’s a good article about why.) But almost as importantly:
We have to kick up just as big a stink as the far right. (Less obnoxiously, of course.) And we have to do it now. It wasn’t enough to win the 2008 election. The fight for a progressive agenda in this country isn’t over — it’s just beginning. We have to let our government know that this matters to us every bit as much as it does to the crazy teabaggers. They won’t know if we don’t tell them. Call and/or email the White House, your Senators, and your Congressperson. Do it today. It’s just four phone calls. (And if you haven’t already, put those phone numbers in your speed dial/ contacts list/ address book, and bookmark these webpages, so it’s easier to do this the next time around.)
Contact info for the White House:
202/456-1111 (line may be busy, try emailing)
Email the White House
If you’re in California:
Speaker Nancy Pelosi
Email Speaker Pelosi
Senator Barbara Boxer
Email Senator Boxer
Senator Dianne Feinstein
Email Senator Feinstein
If you’re not in California:
Here’s the main Congressional switchboard number:
And here’s the Congressional directory.