Thursday, June 18, 2009

A GOP gasp of desperation

A few of us got this email earlier today.


From: Republican Party of Minnesota
Subject: Your Refund Will Expire in Two Weeks
To: redacted
Date: Thursday, June 18, 2009, 3:15 PM

Dear redacted,
Will you help the Republican Party of Minnesota without it costing you a dime?
This past week, our Republican Governor Tim Pawlenty had to make the tough choice to balance Minnesota's State Budget without raising your taxes.
One of the choices he made due to the severe state budget restraints was to cut the Minnesota's Political Contribution Refund (PCR) Program, as the State will no longer refund contributions received after June 30th, 2009.
We are going to continue to fight the DFL, keep your taxes low, and support common-sense Republicans, like Governor Pawlenty, but we can't do it without your support!
Click Here to Make a Donation and Receive Your Refund!
You have less than 2 weeks to have your donation reimbursed by the State of Minnesota.
You can't afford to sit on the sidelines, because the upcoming debate will determine the direction of Minnesota.
That is why today I am asking for you to make a donation and begin the building for Minnesota's Future.
I don't know how familiar you are with the State of Minnesota's Political Refund Program, but let me just recap the highlights.
You can make a contribution today of $50 per person (or $100 per couple) and lend a helping hand and play a vital role in electing our outstanding candidates for Governor, Congress and the Legislature.
For your $50 person (or $100 per couple) contribution, the State of Minnesota will reimburse you the exact amount within 4 to 6 weeks or often sooner than that.
We have even made it easier for you to receive your refund by automatically emailing your donation receipt within minutes of your online donation.
Click Here to Make a Donation and Receive Your Refund!
With your online donation you can help the Republican Party and support Governor Pawlenty's balanced budget and it won't cost you a dime.
It is time to put your strong Republican beliefs into action, make a contribution today, and make a difference in leading us to victory.
Click Here to Make a Donation and Receive Your Refund!
Thank you for your continued support.
Ron Carey

Chairman, Republican Party of Minnesota
P.S. These funds are available to both Republicans and Democrats so let's make sure the Democrats don't get an unfair advantage! Click here to make a $50 (or $100 for a couple) refundable donation today.

1 comment:

eric zaetsch said...

This is more saying hello than anything else. I think the DFL is doing the same thing, about "... send us money while it qualifies ..."

fyi - As with Google, Microsoft Bing, type in the search line, "blue man red district" and as surely as Google, your blog is the top return item.

I don't bookmark blogs, but each access I do via a search engine, (previously only Google), does not yield any cluttering other items, thus far.

My thinking is by reaching a blog that way, someone else who read a blog only once, remembered something of the name, and Googles will hit a return that's been "popularized" by regular access via a search rather than by bookmarking.

I do the same for Dump Bachmann, each time searching "Michele Bachmann" and then choosing from the return list the DB blog. Enough others must access that site the same way, since it's stayed on the first page of returns for our pol' in DC.