Political Activism 101 – Letter Writing

I was once told by a State Senator: … we are always going to keep the squeaky wheels in our mind, but we have to hear them squeak first.   Writing a letter to your elected representative is an established and effective way to get your point across.  Done in concert with others, it is one of the most effective ways of moving an elected official.   A letter need not be long, or a work of art.  As a matter of fact, the shorter and more specific the better, as it is far more likely to be read.  Experts recommend it be no longer than 1500 words, and most are often quite shorter.  Always maximize your effort and emphasize your position by asking for a written reply.   Here are several resources to help you with your letters: Communicating with Elected Officials – Congress.org Three Tips for Letter Writers – Media Awareness Project Letters to Leaders at Congress.org – Actual letters processed at congress.org. Wide variety. Hints for communicating with congress – Congress Merge How to Write Letters to Elected … Continue reading

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The Philosophy of Liberty

As featured on the International Society for Individual Liberty: http://www.isil.org/ ” Our celebrated introduction to the “PHILOSOPHY OF LIBERTY” If you’re new to libertarianism, our flash animation of “The Philosophy of Liberty” is a delightful introduction to the ideas of liberty. Currently translated into 20 different languages, it is the single most visited resource on this website.” Download your own copy at the videos homepage: http://www.philosophyofliberty.blogspot.com/ Tweet

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Monetary Freedom and Its Opposite – Dr. Mark Thornton, Mises Institute.

Monetary Freedom and Its Opposite Mises Daily by Mark Thornton | Posted on 11/12/2008 12:00:00 AM [This talk was delivered at the Mises Institute’s Supporters Summit, November 1, 2008, Auburn, Alabama. An MP3 audio version of this talk is available for download.] Click here for the rest of this article and the  text version of this presentation at mises.org. Tweet

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