How great would it be to watch FOX News if Alan Grayson could team up with Elizabeth Warren? Blue America (and Alan) asks for your help making it happen.
Imagine a Senate with Elizabeth Warren AND Alan Grayson. That's why Blue America is starting a "Draft Alan Grayson" contest today. Any donation could win a rare and collectible RIAA-certified platinum award for Enya's "Paint the Sky With Stars."
Everyone who contributes, any amount, to Alan Grayson’s campaign on this Blue America page will get a chance to walk off with an RIAA-certified quadruple platinum award for the B52s iconic Cosmic Thing.
Thanks to Howie Klein of Blue America PAC, you have a chance to win a Jimi Hendrix Platinum Album Award, for the album “Are You Experienced?” Read the attached to put this in context, so you recognize just how mind-boggling this opportunity is. PS: Here’s some friendly advice from Alan Grayson himself: "Don’t blow it."
One of the dirty little secrets of Congress is that many of them legislate in areas in which they are utterly bereft of knowledge. If ignorance is bliss, then some of the Members must be deliriously happy. (No wonder Sen. Ted Cruz is always smiling!)
If you haven't entered the contest yet, you have 'til noon PT/3 ET here: https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/joni?refcode=dwtjoni2CnL&amount=20&recurring=9 But the real purpose of this post is to remind you of what we're up against-- all of us. The Koch brothers are already spending hundreds of thousands of dollars in Orlando to try to defeat Grayson with their regular complain of smears and lies. "Vicious, fraudulent negative ads. Money to burn. Who could that possibly be? Can you guess?" Grayson asked last week.
Today, Blue America is launching a Joni Mitchell contest to help raise some campaign cash for Grayson's reelection in the very expensive Orlando media market to combat the Kochs and Fox News' targeted attacks.
It's time to start thinking about electing a leader of the House Democrats who is NOT a conservative and who is not a pillar of institutionalized Beltway corruption.
If you follow Blue America faithfully, you already know that SOME "asks" are worth giving too, a LOT of them aren't. This one is by definition certainly the former! Why? Because "Alan Grayson!"
All Blue America-endorsed candidates support Sen. Warren's way of dealing with this problem and all of them would like to get into Congress and make sure her proposal eventually passes. That's where you come in. They need your help to get into Congress. We know the DCCC won't help independent-minded progressive get elected (Thanks, Steve Israel!) That's why we ask for you to give what you can, even if it's just a little; it all adds up!
Progressive Hero Ed Markey leading in the race to fill Kerry's seat in Massachusetts. Senator John Kerry and newly elected Senator Elizabeth Warren have enthusiastically endorsed Markey. And so has Blue America. This week we set up a special Profiles in Courage page around the Grayson-Takano letter. Our first profile is Ed Markey. Please consider helping him win a seat in the U.S. Senate.
The first time he ran for Congress, Alan Grayson lost the primary. Two years later Blue America encouraged him to run again and he did. Derided by the political Establishment in Florida and in DC, he beat their favorite in the primary and went on to beat the incumbent Republican congressman in the November general. He then went on to inspire millions of Americans desperate for political leaders who could and would stand up to the conservative consensus that dominates Beltway politics. And when Grayson lost in 2010, he started working on the 2012 race. Blue America was with him every step of the way.