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James Hazen

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  • commented on Contact Us 2017-01-22 00:19:30 -0500
    Separate email account for Modesto, CA area Whigs. Just adding it here to make sure updates from the national party are sent to this address.

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  • donated 2016-11-10 21:49:07 -0500

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  • commented on Getting the word out, and joining the conversation 2016-07-21 03:11:43 -0400
    I’ve actually been thinking that getting people writing and sharing their thoughts is exactly what we need for some publicity. When I first learned about this party a few weeks ago, I was very excited about the idea and eager to read more about it. I became a little discouraged after googling around and not finding very much written recently about the Whig party.

    I think it would be a great idea to get Whigs from across the nation writing about political philosophy and national issues from a Whig perspective. I’m almost thinking something along the lines of “member opinion pieces,” perhaps with some minor vetting to make sure they fall in line with core Whig values. Articles that explain a bit about the Whig party or why one has chosen to become a Whig are good, but I think even better would be opinion pieces on specific issues and government policy, the sort of thing that can possibly get published in local or national newspapers or periodicals. I think that would be a very effective means of showing what Whigs are and getting our name out there in the mainstream consciousness.

  • signed Petition 2016-07-09 02:36:51 -0400

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  • signed up on Action 2016-07-08 04:39:05 -0400

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  • answered 2016-07-06 17:35:18 -0400
    Q: If you could nominate any candidate of any party to run for president, who would you choose?
    A: Elizabeth Warren