One of the most disturbing things that I've learned since becoming a grass-roots activist is that even though some coalitions, alliances, and organizations appear to be on 'our side', in truth they are not. Something must happen to these people. I have no doubt that when they begin working for a common goal they have good intentions, same goes for the newly elected in Washington. Maybe it is the ego stroking, maybe it is the potential to make money, but somewhere along the line they become a snake in the grass.
I just want to say that before you decide to donate money to an activist group, check them out first and ask yourself if they are in it for the cause or are they in it for the money? Research their political donations even. Here is one example.
Just saying, and I visited this topic before, know who is on your side and know who is part of the controlled opposition.
The Lord said it best;
King James Bible
16 Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.
17 But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to the councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues;