Political Resolutions for Conservatives

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Sometimes we get so caught up in campaigns or what’s going on in politics at the moment that we lose sight of what’s important and what to do next.  In other words, conservatives need to stay focused in order to be politically successful. With that in mind, here are some political resolutions for conservatives: Pick […]

Basic Political Negotiation Techniques

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Grassroots politics or lobbying isn’t always just about conflict. Sometimes it’s about negotiating and compromise. As Sun Tzu put it, “Better to take all under Heaven intact than to fight”. If you can “win” without having to fight, expend resources, or potentially make enemies that you might need as friends in the next fight, it’s […]

Celebrating Independence and Separation of Powers

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As Americans gather to celebrate Independence Day, it is a good time to take a moment and reflect on the importance of what that independence bought us – that being the freedom to create a government structure that separates power. No matter what your side of the political divide, the fact is that the fortunes […]

How to Cut through the Clutter and Communicate a Clear Message

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When you’re trying to have an impact on pretty much anything in politics it usually involves a need to communicate a clear message, whether to a group of people or to the media – or sometimes both. But in order to cut through the clutter of competing stories and messages and communicate a clear message […]

The Fundamentals of Grassroots Lobbying

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When you are working to try to influence elected officials there is a long list of things that you can do, but there is a shorter list of basic grassroots lobbying principles that you should keep in mind in order to be more effective. Here’s a checklist… Identify Your Targets Before you start storming barricades, […]