(fwd) $1,200 Gas tax refund; Feb. Mercury News COIL Advertisment
- I'm not passing this on because I agree with every aspect of it (I don't), but
simply for purposes of discussion. The enclosed PDF file I have uploaded so
that readers can see it. It is here in the files area of the evworld.com group
under $1,200 Adv Nwspr.pdf:
*C*alifornia *O*il *I*ndependence* L*eage (COIL)
1 February 2004
Dear COIL Supporters,
SUBJECT: Preview of February full page advertisements.
Thank you for your previous interest in our gas tax initiative. Last
years' advertisements were to determine what the issues were and what
the level of interest was regarding a gas tax initiative. During the
past year we learned a whole lot regarding the politics of taxes. And,
as we all know, taxes are a very touchy issue with all Californians.
Consequently, we have changed our entire strategy. We believe the new
strategy has a better chance of success.
Enclosed is your sneak preview of our February full-page advertisement
to be published in various northern California newspapers. What do you
think of the new approach?
Some names being considered for this initiative are:
California Oil Independence Initiative
Patriot Tax Initiative or Patriot Gas Tax Initiative
Patriot Tax Refund Initiative or $1,200 or $600 Tax Refund Initiative
Which of the above names do you prefer? Do you have a different
We do not need money now. What we need to know is would you support
this initiative by volunteering time or making a future donation? Please
complete the attached Volunteer - Donor Pledge sheet and return to COIL.
You can also help by printing or emailing copies of this advertisement
and sending it to 10 other people and asking those 10 people, to
print or email this advertisement to 10 of their friends.
Acting Executive Director
P.S. The attached PDF is formatted for legal size paper. A larger 11" X
17" version of the advertisements can be ordered in packets of 50 for
$17 or packets of 100 for $27. Price covers cost of copying, handling
and postage. To order, send check payable to Stan Shore at P.O. Box
1384, Palo Alto, CA 94301.
REMOVE*: To be removed from the COIL mailing list simply return this
email with the words remove typed in the subject line. We apologize for
any inconvenience we have caused you. It is not our intent to include
any one in our mailing who is not interested in this proposal.