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Contact your elected official(s) today and tell them to vote against the revised $700B bailout

Che Guevara is against $700 billion Wall Street bailoutsHere’s how, in three painless steps:

  1. Search your elected officials here using your zip code
  2. Select “president and congress officials.” For today, click on all representatives and email them under the contact tab (Utah residents should email Rep. Cannon at cannon.ut03@mail.house.gov)
  3. Paste the following email using “Vote ‘against’ the revised $700 billion Wall Street bailout” as the subject.
    Rep. [last name]

    On behalf of friends, family, and my influence as a local blogger, please vote against the revised $700 Wall Street bailout this Friday (Oct 3).

    Thank you,[You name]
    [city, state]

The whole process from start to finish will only require a minute of your time, but you must act today! Isn’t saving the dollar easy?

Again, Freakonomics authors liken voting to playing the lottery

On this, a near-deciding Super Tuesday in American politics, Freakonomics author Stephen J. Dubner reminds us that statistically, your vote is rarely a deciding factor in an election. I’m posting this to feel good about myself for not voting today, especially after sending a fiscally conservative Ron Paul a coupla benjis in contributions which weren’t enough.

See also: My homeland is in a world of hurt | The silver lining of mainstream POTUS candidates