October 30, 2009
October Progress Report
By James Wilson

Media Announcement: Today (Friday), Jim Babka is scheduled to appear on Straight Talk w/ Jerry Hughes, 3:05 PM Eastern time (2:05 PM Central, 1:05 PM Mountain, 12:05 PM Pacific). Details are available at this blog post.

Subject: What you accomplished in October

With two days still to go, DC Downsizers have . . .

  • Sent 59,927 letters to Congress, 21,716 more than last month (and we're almost certain to go over 60,000 before October ends) -- OUR THIRD BEST MONTH EVER.
  • Recruited 381 net new members to the Downsize DC Army, bringing the size of the Army to 28,654
  • Registered 587 new people to use our Educate the Powerful System, 196 more than in September 

Getting where we want to go really is a simple process. We just have to constantly . . .

  • Reach out to new people
  • Recruit some of them
  • Use our ever-growing army to increase the pressure on Congress
  • Repeat

If we do this over and over again, we'll get where we're going. Your financial support helps us to constantly increase the outreach portion of this process. Yesterday we received . . .

  • 6 new monthly pledges
  • 9 one-time contributions

If we can do that again today at our end-of-the-month deadline, we'll be in good shape to achieve more in November than we did in October. If you want that to happen . . .

Your support is our progress.

Jim Babka, President, Inc.

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What Can We Do For You?

We can help you downsize the federal government, if you want that. All you have to do is join. It's free! In return...

We'll give you an army.

We're recruiting a huge army of supporters to work for what you want.

We'll give you influence.

The Downsize DC Army will exert relentless, resistance-numbing pressure on Congress.

We'll make your voice heard.

We'll use our growing army to make your beliefs heard by everyone, everywhere, every day.

We'll give you winning strategies.

Ideas like our "Read the Bills Act" and the "One Subject at a Time Act" will give you the leverage to win the public debate, control Congress, and Downsize DC!

We'll give you powerful tools.

  • Your free membership includes a subscription to our free email newsletter, the Consent Chronicle, which national talk show host Jerry Hughes calls by far the best newsletter he receives.
  • You'll be able to use our Educate the Powerful SystemSM to pressure Congress. It's easy. All it takes is a few mouse clicks and keyboard strokes. You can do it in your bathrobe while you're drinking your morning coffee, or during a break at work.
  • You'll also gain access to our 16-page strategy document, "The Downsize DC Vision." You'll learn about important insights like "ignoring an axiom," and powerful strategies like "picking off the herd." One reader called this document "the unified field theory" of political change.

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