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Response to benld74 (Original post)

Sun Sep 2, 2012, 05:44 PM

15. You have to realize these people are only "doing their job"

 

These people who call you and are real live voices, they are being paid $7.25 an hour, (minimum wage in states that have only a federal minimum wage).

They work on getting you to give $5 $10, $20 to Romney, and they get $.25 for every $10 they get, (2.5%), and their employer gets $1 for every $10 contributed.

That's who and what these callers are.

I have a strategy for dealing with these people.

1) get a caller ID phone, with an answering device attached.
2) don't answer numbers you don't recognize
3) Make sure everyone you WANT to call you calls you from a phone where their name and number comes up. Even police, fire, hospitals, and other emergency services calling you to inform you that your older great uncle just go shot.. they will call back or leave a message as to who to call. ("This it the XYZ police department, please call us back as soon as possible regarding your great uncle... full name.") Unless you run an ambulance service from your home phone number, there is no need to answer these calls. If your house is about to be hit by a tornado, the caller will leave a message.

4) Don't answer these calls, as soon as random calling or fund-raising calling becomes not profitable, it will stop, hopefully within the next 4 years.


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