Sunday I went down to the main post office and dropped some envelopes into the main collection box. I sent "small" amounts of money to several representatives for my home area. I sent a couple of bucks to a couple national political leaders, including our President.
I had set aside $200 for a budget to help. I used $150 of it. I don't think it will get me a seat at the big table with the adults, but paying attention at the kid's table prepares you for stepping up to adulthood in the future. I am going to be an adult. I'm going to help do the right thing.
It was scary. I felt I would be put on lists that would pester me for money and attention, mostly money, for evermore. But it is time. For me, the idea of doing nothing and waiting for an election to do what's right, was just too little.
I also searched (not on Google) on the terms "my county and state" and "GOP." The information came up immediately for my local division of Republican Party. I contacted them and...