I can't possibly express just how excited I am about attending the Lobby Day events in Richmond on Monday, January 18th. Citizens often complain that they feel distant from the process, that their voices aren't heard, or they really don't know what specifically they can do. Well... how about this.... SHOW UP!!
I don't usually quote Woody Allen, but he is quoted as saying, "80 percent of success is showing up" and in the case of expressing our political will, that has certainly been the case over the past 18 months.
We have a busy day planned on Monday, "Lobby Day" at the General Assembly. Truly, there is something for everyone regardless of your skill set or legislative interests. If you don't want to lead a group to legislators' offices, then join a group and nod your head, shake hands.....make your voice heard. If you would rather just show up... there are several rallies at the Bell Tower that morning, so attend one or two.... make your voice heard. Specifically, attend the Tenth Amendment Rally at 10 a.m.... fantastic speakers are scheduled and the crowd is going to be pumped up.
Be a presence at Lobby Day and consider it a present to your kids and future generations.