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Old 07-16-2011, 05:31 PM   #201
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Re: Fight for Poker Rights: Friday, July 15th (see post #1 for today's plan) [O/T]

Today, I hit the against and undecided/unknown from here: https://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/sh...&postcount=710 as J.K. Ludwig. Please "like" my comment. Thanks.
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Old 07-16-2011, 08:02 PM   #202
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Re: Fight for Poker Rights: Weekend of July 16th (see post #1 for today's plan) [O/T]

H.R. 2366, the Online Poker Act, has been referred to three committees in the House: Energy and Commerce, Judiciary, and Financial Services. Let's Facebook them all!

The FOR/AGAINST/UNDECIDED/UNKNOWN after each name is based on H.R.1174, the Campbell/Frank online gaming bill. The names with an “x” in front of them are those who do not allow direct posting on their Facebook wall. No problem for us. Just post a comment in response to a post already on the page. PLEASE BE SENSITIVE about this though. If the post says the Congressperson is being treated for cancer, don’t bother them with poker. Tell them to get well soon. Be sensitive to what’s going on in their state, too – wildfires, tornadoes, hurricanes, flooding, etc. And PLEASE say please and thank you. Courtesy goes a long way.

Oh, and let’s all try to get the bill number correct. It’s H.R. 2366.

Let's all also remember to revisit these walls to like the posts and comments made since your last visit. Thanks!

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x John Campbell, CA Facebook Contact CO-SPONSOR
Steve Cohen, TN Facebook Facebook Contact CO-SPONSOR
x Ron Paul, TX Facebook Facebook Facebook Contact CO-SPONSOR
x Barney Frank, MA Facebook Contact CO-SPONSOR
John Conyers, Jr., MI Facebook Facebook Contact CO-SPONSOR
Linda Sanchez CA Facebook Facebook Contact CO-SPONSOR
Michael E. Capuano, MA Facebook Contact
Judy Biggert, IL Facebook Contact
Maxine Waters, CA Facebook Contact
Al Green, TX Facebook Contact
Gwen Moore, WI Facebook Contact
André Carson, IN Facebook Facebook Contact
John D. Dingell MI Facebook Facebook Contact
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Edolphus Towns, NY Facebook Contact
William Lacy Clay, MO Facebook Contact
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Bobby L. Rush, IL Facebook Contact
Eliot L. Engel, NY Facebook Contact
Lois Capps, CA Facebook Facebook Contact
Jay Inslee, WA Facebook Facebook Contact
Tammy Baldwin, WI Facebook Facebook Contact
Doris O. Matsui, CA Facebook Contact
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Leonard Lance, NJ Facebook Contact
Darrell Issa, CA Facebook Facebook Facebook Contact
Howard L. Berman, CA Facebook Contact
Bobby Scott, VA Facebook Contact
x Sheila Jackson Lee, TX Facebook Facebook Contact
x Henry (Hank) Johnson, GA Facebook Contact
Ted Deutch, FL Facebook Contact
Fred Upton, MI Facebook Facebook Contact
Jerrold Nadler, NY Facebook Facebook Contact
Mel Watt, NC Facebook Contact
Michael G. Grimm, NY Facebook Facebook Contact

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x Spencer Bachus, AL Facebook Contact
Edward R. Royce, CA Facebook Contact
Donald A. Manzullo, IL Facebook Contact
Walter B. Jones, NC Facebook Contact
Scott Garrett, NJ Facebook Contact
Randy Neugebauer, TX Facebook Contact
Patrick T. McHenry, NC Facebook Contact
Shelley Moore Capito, WV Facebook Contact
Michele Bachmann, MN Facebook Facebook Contact
Joe Baca, CA Facebook Contact
David Scott, GA Facebook Contact
x Frank Pallone, Jr., NJ Facebook Contact
Gene Green, TX Facebook Contact
Diana DeGette, CO Facebook Contact
x Jim Matheson, UT Facebook Contact
G. K. Butterfield, NC Facebook Contact
x John Barrow, GA Facebook Contact
Mike Ross, AR Facebook Contact
Cliff Stearns, FL Facebook Contact
x Ed Whitfield, KY Facebook Contact
John Shimkus, IL Facebook Contact
Joseph R. Pitts, PA Facebook Contact
x Mary Bono Mack, CA Facebook Contact
Greg Walden, OR Facebook Contact
x Lee Terry, NE Facebook Contact
x Mike Rogers, MI Facebook Contact
Sue Myrick, NC Facebook Contact
John Sullivan, OK Facebook Contact
Tim Murphy, PA Facebook Contact
Michael Burgess, TX Facebook Contact
x Brian P. Bilbray, CA Facebook Contact
x Phil Gingrey, GA Facebook Contact
Cathy McMorris Rodgers, WA Facebook Contact
Lamar Smith, TX Facebook Contact
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Howard Coble, NC Facebook Contact
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x Bob Goodlatte, VA Facebook Contact
Dan Lungren, CA Facebook Contact
x Randy Forbes, VA Facebook Contact
x Steve King, IA Facebook Contact
Trent Franks, AZ Facebook Contact
Louie Gohmert, TX Facebook Contact
Jim Jordan, OH Facebook Contact
Mike Pence, IN Facebook Contact
Jason Chaffetz, UT Facebook Contact

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x Gary G. Miller, CA Facebook Contact
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x Kevin McCarthy, CA Facebook Contact
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x Luis V. Gutierrez, IL Facebook Contact
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Charles F. Bass, NH Facebook Contact
Steve Scalise, LA Facebook Contact
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Gregg Harper, MS Facebook Contact
Bill Cassidy, LA Facebook Contact
x Brett Guthrie, KY Facebook Contact
x Pete Olson, TX Facebook Contact
David McKinley, WV Facebook Contact
Cory Gardner, CO Facebook Contact
x Mike Pompeo, KS Facebook Contact
x Adam Kinzinger, IL Facebook Contact
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Judy Chu, CA Facebook Contact
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Tom Marino, PA Facebook Contact
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Old 07-18-2011, 11:32 AM   #203
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Re: Fight for Poker Rights: Mon., July 18th & Tues., July 19th (see post #1 for today's plan) [

Let's call the Justice Department and share with them the fact that players at Full Tilt Poker, UB, and Absolute have not been paid, this despite the sites signing agreements with the DoJ allowing them to do so.

Some contact info:
  • Department of Justice Main Switchboard: (202) 514-2000
  • Office of the Attorney General Public Comment Line: (202) 353-1555
  • Office of the Attorney General: (202) 514-2001
  • Jim Eastman: (239) 745-5919 (anti-player Eastman comment)
  • The Dept. of Justice's Facebook page is here.
The DoJ testified to Congress their opinion that Americans are not breaking federal law in playing (they believe sites themselves are not lawful, though): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTvd8...outu.be&t=2m8s.

Let's hit them up for a couple of days and make our case.

Some tips:
  • If you do not wish to identify yourself as a poker player, perhaps refer to yourself as a "poker enthusiast" or something like that.
  • If you wish to state that you have a balance locked up on a site but prefer not to mention that you have played the game online for money, simply do not volunteer the extra information. State that you have money locked up on a site and leave it at that.
  • I am not a lawyer, so please do not construe any of this as legal advice.
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Old 07-18-2011, 12:13 PM   #204
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Re: Fight for Poker Rights: Mon., July 18th & Tues., July 19th (see post #1 for today's plan) [

Awesome. Glad to see you made this latest action call, TE.
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Old 07-18-2011, 12:19 PM   #205
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Re: Fight for Poker Rights: Mon., July 18th & Tues., July 19th (see post #1 for today's plan) [

Thanks for the info. Will make some calls today on my lunch break.
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Old 07-18-2011, 02:40 PM   #206
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Re: Fight for Poker Rights: Mon., July 18th & Tues., July 19th (see post #1 for today's plan) [

Ed Bishop on facebook, you're not doing us any favors by being a dumbass on the Department of Justice facebook page.

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Old 07-18-2011, 02:58 PM   #207
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Re: Fight for Poker Rights: Mon., July 18th & Tues., July 19th (see post #1 for today's plan) [

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Ed Bishop on facebook, you're not doing us any favors by being a dumbass on the Department of Justice facebook page.

I sent him a Facebook message with a request to delete that comment and to make one more focused on the broader issue.
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Old 07-18-2011, 05:31 PM   #208
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Re: Fight for Poker Rights: Mon., July 18th & Tues., July 19th (see post #1 for today's plan) [

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I sent him a Facebook message with a request to delete that comment and to make one more focused on the broader issue.
He's consistent though. His previous comment was about deporting Preet's aunt. Grrrrrr.

For those who have never done advocacy work of any kind before, being a jerk does more to derail our good works than staying out of it. If you can't be a decent human being, just don't advocate for your own cause. There are a lot of lazy poker players out there, but I'd rather you be lazy than stupid.

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Old 07-20-2011, 04:22 AM   #209
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Re: Fight for Poker Rights: Wed., July 20th (see post #1 for today's plan) [O/T]

Let's finish up calling the Justice Department and share with them the fact that players at Full Tilt Poker, UB, and Absolute have not been paid, this despite the sites signing agreements with the DoJ allowing them to do so.

Some contact info:
  • Department of Justice Main Switchboard: (202) 514-2000
  • Office of the Attorney General Public Comment Line: (202) 353-1555
  • Office of the Attorney General: (202) 514-2001
  • Jim Eastman: (239) 745-5919 (anti-player Eastman comment)
  • The Dept. of Justice's Facebook page is here.
The DoJ testified to Congress their opinion that Americans are not breaking federal law in playing (they believe sites themselves are not lawful, though): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTvd8...outu.be&t=2m8s.

Let's hit them up for a couple of days and make our case.

Some tips:
  • If you do not wish to identify yourself as a poker player, perhaps refer to yourself as a "poker enthusiast" or something like that.
  • If you wish to state that you have a balance locked up on a site but prefer not to mention that you have played the game online for money, simply do not volunteer the extra information. State that you have money locked up on a site and leave it at that.
  • I am not a lawyer, so please do not construe any of this as legal advice.
Thanks!
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Old 07-20-2011, 11:48 PM   #210
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Re: Fight for Poker Rights: Thursday, July 21st (see post #1 for today's plan) [O/T]

Let's get back to Facebook, focusing on lawmakers in individual states. I'd like to start with Kentucky.

We have really seem a big change here. When UIGEA passed, most of the KY delegation supported it. A mere three years later, the entire KY House delegation, plus Sen. McConnell, signed a PPA-drafted letter requesting a delay in implementation of the UIGEA regulations. The delay letter was based on concerns of the horse industry, but it was great for us to have the cooperation.

The two senators from Kentucky:

Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R]*: http://www.facebook.com/mitchmcconne...03435599705980

Sen. Paul, Rand [R]*: http://www.facebook.com/RandPaul2010...24835400939930


The Commonwealth is divided into 6 congressional districts:


District 1 -- Rep. Whitfield, Edward [R]*: http://www.facebook.com/RepEdWhitfie...65797763492512 (comments with with word "poker" are hidden on this page, so let's simply refer to the game as a card game here).

District 2 -- Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R]*: http://www.facebook.com/permalink.ph...id=21836146886 (comments with links are hidden on this page, so let's not include links in comments here).

District 3 -- Rep. Yarmuth, John [D]: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Congre...3/214258646163 (posts with with word "poker" are hidden on this page, so let's simply refer to the game as a card game here).

District 4 -- Rep. Davis, Geoff [R]: http://www.facebook.com/GeoffDavisfo...=wall&filter=1

District 5 -- Rep. Rogers, Harold [R]: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Harold-Rogers/6722039085

District 6 -- Rep. Chandler, Ben [D]*: http://www.facebook.com/congressmanb...87744474618184 (comments with links are hidden on this page, so let's not include links in comments here)

* Does not allow open posting. For these, I posted a link to an existing post to which we can make pro-poker comments.

Rep. Barton has cited our Facebook posts, so we know it works.

Quote:
Originally Posted by National Journal
Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, is readying a bill that would make it legal for Americans to bet money on online poker. Barton said he was urged to act via Facebook by many of his constituents who play poker online and were upset by a federal crackdown in April on some online poker sites.
Next, let's all go to POPVOX and vote up the two poker bills:
Thanks!
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Old 07-22-2011, 02:52 AM   #211
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Re: Fight for Poker Rights: Friday, July 22nd (see post #1 for today's plan) [O/T]

Let's wrap up the Kentucky Facebook effort. We need more participation on this one, so please try to take a few moments to stand up for the right to play today. Thanks!

We have really seem a big change here. When UIGEA passed, most of the KY delegation supported it. A mere three years later, the entire KY House delegation, plus Sen. McConnell, signed a PPA-drafted letter requesting a delay in implementation of the UIGEA regulations. The delay letter was based on concerns of the horse industry, but it was great for us to have the cooperation.

The two senators from Kentucky:

Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R]*: http://www.facebook.com/mitchmcconne...03435599705980

Sen. Paul, Rand [R]*: http://www.facebook.com/RandPaul2010...24835400939930


The Commonwealth is divided into 6 congressional districts:


District 1 -- Rep. Whitfield, Edward [R]*: http://www.facebook.com/RepEdWhitfie...65797763492512 (comments with with word "poker" are hidden on this page, so let's simply refer to the game as a card game here).

District 2 -- Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R]*: http://www.facebook.com/permalink.ph...id=21836146886 (comments with links are hidden on this page, so let's not include links in comments here).

District 3 -- Rep. Yarmuth, John [D]: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Congre...3/214258646163 (posts with with word "poker" are hidden on this page, so let's simply refer to the game as a card game here).

District 4 -- Rep. Davis, Geoff [R]: http://www.facebook.com/GeoffDavisfo...=wall&filter=1

District 5 -- Rep. Rogers, Harold [R]: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Harold-Rogers/6722039085

District 6 -- Rep. Chandler, Ben [D]*: http://www.facebook.com/congressmanb...87744474618184 (comments with links are hidden on this page, so let's not include links in comments here)

* Does not allow open posting. For these, I posted a link to an existing post to which we can make pro-poker comments.

Rep. Barton has cited our Facebook posts, so we know it works.

Quote:
Originally Posted by National Journal
Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, is readying a bill that would make it legal for Americans to bet money on online poker. Barton said he was urged to act via Facebook by many of his constituents who play poker online and were upset by a federal crackdown in April on some online poker sites.
Next, let's all go to POPVOX and vote up the two poker bills:
Thanks!
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Old 07-23-2011, 03:50 PM   #212
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Re: Fight for Poker Rights: Weekend of July 23rd (see post #1 for today's plan) [O/T]

Let's continue participating in the PPA Take Action plan: www.theppa.org/takeaction.

In addition, let's all send the PPA letter to our elected representatives this weekend. Please do this regardless of when you send the last one.

Take Action Now and Contact your Lawmaker








Let's also continue to own a lot of Facebook pages (senators, congressmen, Congressional committees, etc.). We need lots of posts on the issue of poker and lots of "liking" of pro-poker comments:

  • The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Facebook page is here.
  • The House Financial Services Committee's Facebook page is here.
  • The Dept. of Justice's Facebook page is here.

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Old 07-25-2011, 03:30 AM   #213
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Let's all call Congress and respectfully demand our rights. These should be short, friendly calls. These are not debates, so there is no need to worry about preparation. Rather, the goal of the call is simply to let these lawmakers know that their constituents support the right to play. PPA sent an email to its active members with a similar request, so we can expect Congress to get an earful from poker enthusiasts!

For the phone numbers of your elected representatives, either click here or visit the PPA Take Action page and scroll down to item #2.

Here are some tips on what to say to the staffer who answers the phone:
  • I am a constituent, voter and a poker enthusiast.
  • (For Representatives) Please support H.R. 2366, a bipartisan bill to license and regulate Internet poker.
  • (For Senators) H.R. 2366 has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. I would like the Senator to support Senate legislation to license and regulate Internet poker.
  • Regulation means strong consumer protections as well as billions of dollars in federal and state revenue.
  • Please support my freedoms and support this bill.
  • Thank you.
  • I would like a response from the Representative/Senator.
Let's also continue to own a lot of Facebook pages (senators, congressmen, Congressional committees, etc.). We need lots of posts on the issue of poker and lots of "liking" of pro-poker comments:
  • The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Facebook page is here.
  • The House Financial Services Committee's Facebook page is here.
  • The Dept. of Justice's Facebook page is here.
Thanks!
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Old 07-27-2011, 12:43 PM   #214
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Re: Fight for Poker Rights: Wed., July 27th (see post #1 for today's plan) [O/T]

Today's action plan is the easiest yet. Simply reply to this thread with your commitment to participate.

By posting your commitment, you'll ensure we have the participation required to optimize our chances of success. You'll also help encourage others to participate.

So, please respond with "I'm in." Thanks!

Once done, let's continue posting to House Committee Facebook walls. We need lots of posts on the issue of poker and lots of "liking" of pro-poker comments:
  • The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Facebook page is here.
  • The House Financial Services Committee's Facebook page is here.
  • The Dept. of Justice's Facebook page is here.
Thanks!

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Re: Fight for Poker Rights: Wed., July 27th (see post #1 for today's plan) [O/T]

I'm in!
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Old 07-27-2011, 01:12 PM   #216
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I'm in
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It's great to see all the "I'm in" replies. Thanks!

I've gotten a few requests for Facebook actions. These have been effective in generating attention for us, so let's keep on it!

H.R. 2366, the Online Poker Act, has been referred to three committees in the House: Energy and Commerce, Judiciary, and Financial Services. Let's Facebook them all.

The FOR/AGAINST/UNDECIDED/UNKNOWN after each name is based on H.R.1174, the Campbell/Frank online gaming bill. The names with an “x” in front of them are those who do not allow direct posting on their Facebook wall. No problem for us. Just post a comment in response to a post already on the page. PLEASE BE SENSITIVE about this though. If the post says the Congressperson is being treated for cancer, don’t bother them with poker. Tell them to get well soon. Be sensitive to what’s going on in their state, too – wildfires, tornadoes, hurricanes, flooding, etc. And PLEASE say please and thank you. Courtesy goes a long way.

Let's all also remember to revisit these walls to like the posts and comments made since your last visit. Thanks!

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House Energy and Commerce Committee, House Financial Committee, and House Judiciary Committee

For

Joe Barton, TX Facebook Contact THE MAN
x Peter T. King, NY Facebook Contact CO-SPONSOR
x John Campbell, CA Facebook Contact CO-SPONSOR
Steve Cohen, TN Facebook Facebook Contact CO-SPONSOR
x Ron Paul, TX Facebook Facebook Facebook Contact CO-SPONSOR
x Barney Frank, MA Facebook Contact CO-SPONSOR
John Conyers, Jr., MI Facebook Facebook Contact CO-SPONSOR
Linda Sanchez CA Facebook Facebook Contact CO-SPONSOR
Michael E. Capuano, MA Facebook Contact
Judy Biggert, IL Facebook Contact
Maxine Waters, CA Facebook Contact
Al Green, TX Facebook Contact
Gwen Moore, WI Facebook Contact
André Carson, IN Facebook Facebook Contact
John D. Dingell MI Facebook Facebook Contact
x Edward J. Markey, MA Facebook Facebook Contact
Edolphus Towns, NY Facebook Contact
William Lacy Clay, MO Facebook Contact
x Ed Perlmutter, CO Facebook Contact
Bobby L. Rush, IL Facebook Contact
Eliot L. Engel, NY Facebook Contact
Lois Capps, CA Facebook Facebook Contact
Jay Inslee, WA Facebook Facebook Contact
Tammy Baldwin, WI Facebook Facebook Contact
Doris O. Matsui, CA Facebook Contact
Marsha Blackburn, TN Facebook Facebook Contact
Leonard Lance, NJ Facebook Contact
Darrell Issa, CA Facebook Facebook Facebook Contact
Howard L. Berman, CA Facebook Contact
Bobby Scott, VA Facebook Contact
x Sheila Jackson Lee, TX Facebook Facebook Contact
x Henry (Hank) Johnson, GA Facebook Contact
Ted Deutch, FL Facebook Contact
Fred Upton, MI Facebook Facebook Contact
Jerrold Nadler, NY Facebook Facebook Contact
Mel Watt, NC Facebook Contact
Michael G. Grimm, NY Facebook Facebook Contact

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x Spencer Bachus, AL Facebook Contact
Edward R. Royce, CA Facebook Contact
Donald A. Manzullo, IL Facebook Contact
Walter B. Jones, NC Facebook Contact
Scott Garrett, NJ Facebook Contact
Randy Neugebauer, TX Facebook Contact
Patrick T. McHenry, NC Facebook Contact
Shelley Moore Capito, WV Facebook Contact
Michele Bachmann, MN Facebook Facebook Contact
Joe Baca, CA Facebook Contact
David Scott, GA Facebook Contact
x Frank Pallone, Jr., NJ Facebook Contact
Gene Green, TX Facebook Contact
Diana DeGette, CO Facebook Contact
x Jim Matheson, UT Facebook Contact
G. K. Butterfield, NC Facebook Contact
x John Barrow, GA Facebook Contact
Mike Ross, AR Facebook Contact
Cliff Stearns, FL Facebook Contact
x Ed Whitfield, KY Facebook Contact
John Shimkus, IL Facebook Contact
Joseph R. Pitts, PA Facebook Contact
x Mary Bono Mack, CA Facebook Contact
Greg Walden, OR Facebook Contact
x Lee Terry, NE Facebook Contact
x Mike Rogers, MI Facebook Contact
Sue Myrick, NC Facebook Contact
John Sullivan, OK Facebook Contact
Tim Murphy, PA Facebook Contact
Michael Burgess, TX Facebook Contact
x Brian P. Bilbray, CA Facebook Contact
x Phil Gingrey, GA Facebook Contact
Cathy McMorris Rodgers, WA Facebook Contact
Lamar Smith, TX Facebook Contact
F. James Sensenbrenner, Jr., WI Facebook Contact
Howard Coble, NC Facebook Contact
x Elton Gallegly, CA Facebook Contact
x Bob Goodlatte, VA Facebook Contact
Dan Lungren, CA Facebook Contact
x Randy Forbes, VA Facebook Contact
x Steve King, IA Facebook Contact
Trent Franks, AZ Facebook Contact
Louie Gohmert, TX Facebook Contact
Jim Jordan, OH Facebook Contact
Mike Pence, IN Facebook Contact
Jason Chaffetz, UT Facebook Contact

Undecided/Unknown

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Done hitting up the FB pages. FB is a bit more forgiving of posting it seems. Only 2 warnings this time.
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Old 07-30-2011, 02:17 AM   #221
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Re: URGENT UPDATE - Fight for Poker Rights: Weekend of July 30th (see post #1 for plan) [O/T]

Rep. John Campbell (R-CA), sponsor of H.R. 1174, the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act, posted some pictures from our poker rally on his Facebook wall. Let's all be sure to thank him and to like the submission!

Simply go to http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?s...24.60546090739 and click the "like" link. Then, please post some kind words of thanks for the support.
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Re: URGENT UPDATE - Fight for Poker Rights: Weekend of July 30th (see post #1 for plan) [O/T]

42 likes, not bad
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Old 08-01-2011, 03:00 AM   #223
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Re: Fight for Poker Rights: Monday, August 1st (see post #1 for plan) [O/T]

Rep. John Campbell (R-CA), sponsor of H.R. 1174, the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act, posted some pictures from our poker rally on his Facebook wall. Let's all be sure to thank him and to like the submission!

Simply go to http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?s...24.60546090739 and click the "like" link. Then, please post some kind words of thanks for the support.

If you've not done this yet, please have a look at it now. If you have, please like some of the pro-poker comments. It's not every day that a 100% FoF-rated conservative lawmaker posts pro-poker comments. IMO he needs to hear from all of us.

Curious as to who has been active here so far? Check out http://www.facebook.com/browse/?type...50240020840740.
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Old 08-02-2011, 04:22 AM   #224
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Re: Fight for Poker Rights: Tuesday, August 2nd (see post #1 for plan) [O/T]

Meet your Member of Congress in August

Congress will be breaking for its annual August recess soon, so let's start preparing now for our senators' and representatives' townhall meetings. Townhalls are a great opportunity for us to meet with our Members of Congress to tell them that we want pro-poker legislation, so let's all try to do this.

Not all townhall meetings are widely advertised. To get the most up-to-date information, please take the time now to call your Member of Congress and ask that you be notified should any townhall meetings be scheduled.

The PPA put together a useful guide that gives the ins and outs of townhall meetings, including a tool to get phone numbers for Congressional offices.

Thanks!
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Old 08-02-2011, 06:02 PM   #225
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Re: Fight for Poker Rights: Tuesday, August 2nd (see post #1 for plan) [O/T]

Any fellow Alabama poker players want to meet up and hit some District 7 office? Terri Sewell is my rep in Tuscaloosa. I think Spencer Bachus might have an office here too. It would be good if we could get a cross-section of folks together -- to visually impress upon people that online poker players come from all demographics. I would be representing the poor 50 y/o disabled white female demographic. It wouldn't break my heart if Shannon Shorr joined us!

August is soooooo the wrong month for me to get out (I'm heat intolerant), but I'll do it if we can get a small group together. Otherwise, I'll prolly just do phone and email stuff.

PM me if you're in Tuscaloosa or B'ham or otherwise in District 7. Thanks.
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