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Mon Apr 16, 2012, 01:45 PM

9. I attended one on Saturday.

There was no mention of Obama, Democrats, Republicans, teabaggers or any other particular political group. Certainly no buttons or party literature were in evidence.
There was lots of discussion about issues relevant to my area (PA) , namely fracking and environmental concerns, along with broader national topics. But I didn't feel at any point that the meeting was being "managed" to benefit any political party.
And yes, there were many older activists in attendance. I found that heartening, being one myself.
Many people had specific actions they were already working on, and the reports/news on those were very informative and exciting.

I was glad I went and, as a result, will be joining in an upcoming anti-fracking event in my area that I'm not sure I would have heard about otherwise.

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