Can YOU use more political clout? If your answer is YES, then knowing the following may help YOU besides the benefits coming to YOU from a BLOC VOTE.
1) Politics is the exchange of interests between YOU and someone else:
Hence if YOU want someone or entity to give you BIG interests, we need to give BIG interests back. To both political parties, there is NO bigger interest than winning the White House. Since our BLOC vote can significantly increase or diminish their chance to occupy the White House, they are willing to give BIG interest to us in return.
For example, we want to break the glass ceiling above us and our children, so we'll give a bloc vote to the president or presidential candidate who will enforce Exec. Order 11246 for us in return. In ten years, the enforcement of 11246 is estimated to INCREASE the number of Asian American executives/administrators/senior partners/ managers by 3 FOLD!
As a counter example, if our community contributes 5 million dollars to a presidential candidate, only 2.5% of what is needed to run a campaign, win or lose, we may at best get a number of sub-cabinet appointments, most of whom are eager to distance themselves from our community as soon as they are appointed.
2) Politics depend on large numbers.
Delivering 2000 votes may mean something in a city council election and gets you a contact in a zoning application. But in a presidential election, 2000 votes are in the noise level.
In contrast, delivering 600,000 Asian American votes in California may MAKE OR UNMAKE THE NEXT PRESIDENT and therefore win the enforcement of Exec. Order11246 for us in return. Note that 11246 has been enforced for all Americans EXCEPT us and our children. ARE YOUR MAD ENOUGH TO FIGHT?
80-20 has already gotten John Kerry to promise IN WRITING the enforcement of E.O. 11246 upon his becoming the President. George Bush has not. His campaign says that he'll answer this month. As the President, Mr. Bush can actually order the Labor Dept. to begin enforcing EO 11246 beginning TODAY! Join the Fight to get our equal opportunity. Whosoever helps us, we'll help back!
80-20 has 650,000 e-mail addresses, reaching about 50% or 1 million Asian American voters all in one day. It needs a large war chest in 2004 to deliver the BIG interests.
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