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  • America Votes

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    Monday, February 09, 2004

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    When Herb Parsons and a handful of neighbors in Tarrant County, Texas, started www.nrhcitizens.org back in November, they weren't thinking about tapping into a new age of American political expression.

    They just didn't want to be told what they could keep in their driveways.

    "The point is, it's my driveway and nobody should be able to tell me I have to get rid of something because they don't like it," Parsons said of an ordinance passed last fall that banned recreational vehicles from residential driveways.

    "The Web site is one more tool we've got, and I know a couple hundred people it will make more active," he said.

    In the latest wave of grass roots politics, www.nrhcitizens.org mirrors the growing national trend of using a Web site to promote a candidate, give political viewpoints or address specific issues.

    posted by Ellen Dunkel at 2:39 PM



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