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verges Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-27-09 07:35 PM
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41. And you have two Senators whose
job it is to represent you. You don't get all 100.
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  -Lieberman's staffer told me they don't listen to people outside ej510  Oct-27-09 02:16 PM   #0 
  - Don't feel bad.  katsy   Oct-27-09 02:17 PM   #1 
  - He doesn't give a fuck about the people.  ej510   Oct-27-09 02:19 PM   #2 
     - Very few of them do! It's all about campaign donations.  WestSeattle2   Oct-27-09 06:33 PM   #36 
  - They ALL do that. In fact, unless you lie, you can't e-mail them either!  Captain Hilts   Oct-27-09 02:19 PM   #3 
  - He's the only one who has done that to me.  ej510   Oct-27-09 02:22 PM   #7 
  - I tried to e-mail Boxer and Feinstein, without success unless I lied. nt  Captain Hilts   Oct-27-09 02:35 PM   #14 
  - I called Baucus' office once  Bluzmann57   Oct-27-09 03:18 PM   #18 
  - Lets' lie! Today, we're all from Connecticut! n/t  backscatter712   Oct-27-09 03:39 PM   #28 
     - I'm all for it! As one who was a foot soldier for Ned Lamont, I feel your pain AGAIN.  CTyankee   Oct-27-09 06:27 PM   #35 
  - Doubt they listen to Connecticut either.  rurallib   Oct-27-09 02:19 PM   #4 
  - That;s not unusual. Well, hanging up is, but many Reps & Sens  napi21   Oct-27-09 02:20 PM   #5 
  - That's kind of understandable -- people of the State want their reps listening  gateley   Oct-27-09 02:24 PM   #9 
     - The only problem with that outdated notion is that...  katsy   Oct-27-09 05:01 PM   #33 
        - You make an excellent point.  Cass   Oct-27-09 06:50 PM   #40 
  - He didn't ask me what state I was in when he took my message.....  FrenchieCat   Oct-27-09 02:21 PM   #6 
  - I bet it wouldn't matter if you stood outside his office protesting.  Life Long Dem   Oct-27-09 02:23 PM   #8 
  - People, no. Corporations, on the other hand...  derby378   Oct-27-09 02:28 PM   #10 
  - Call back and say you're the CEO of United Health ..........  Clio the Leo   Oct-27-09 02:31 PM   #11 
  - Many of our fine elected officials feel this way. n/t  peace13   Oct-27-09 02:31 PM   #12 
  - Truth be told I don't want Webb and Warner from VA listening to out of staters either  Mike Daniels   Oct-27-09 02:31 PM   #13 
  - Call up again and tellthem you live in the Westville section of New Haven  CTyankee   Oct-27-09 02:36 PM   #15 
  - Or tell them you live on Allen St. in Terryville and you are pissed!  Jennicut   Oct-27-09 02:52 PM   #17 
  - Zip code is the key to the door! n/t  peace13   Oct-27-09 03:18 PM   #19 
  - It's 06515. That'll do it...nt  CTyankee   Oct-27-09 06:26 PM   #34 
  - Yup, that's the best move. n/t  vaberella   Oct-27-09 03:55 PM   #32 
  - Every time he has to pick up that phone our message is getting through  Tom Rinaldo   Oct-27-09 02:38 PM   #16 
  - And they really shouldn't.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Oct-27-09 03:20 PM   #20 
  - I understand what people are feeling.  SemiCharmedQuark   Oct-27-09 03:24 PM   #21 
  - They do when they sit on Committees deciding things for everybody.  Lars39   Oct-27-09 03:32 PM   #22 
  - Then call the committee office. (nt)  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Oct-27-09 03:36 PM   #25 
  - Horse shit, their vote effects ME. Don't even try that crap.  phleshdef   Oct-27-09 03:33 PM   #23 
     - That's the whole point of representative governments.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Oct-27-09 03:36 PM   #24 
     - that's the problem with representative democracy, as opposed to direct democracy  IndianaGreen   Oct-27-09 03:37 PM   #26 
     - It is horse shit. US Senators make decisions that effect the entire US.  phleshdef   Oct-27-09 03:38 PM   #27 
        - I don't think it's confined to anything.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Oct-27-09 03:43 PM   #30 
           - As long as they continue to accept money outside their location, I don't care about the concept.  phleshdef   Oct-29-09 11:53 AM   #47 
              - Piss and moan all you want - the system's not changing. (nt)  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Oct-29-09 03:27 PM   #50 
     - And you have two Senators whose  verges   Oct-27-09 07:35 PM   #41 
  - My former congresswoman once stated  madamesilverspurs   Oct-27-09 03:43 PM   #29 
  - Why did you say you were out of State?! I call in and give a very Republican dominated zip code.  vaberella   Oct-27-09 03:54 PM   #31 
  - It is called "Caller ID"  Garam_Masala   Oct-27-09 06:40 PM   #39 
     - Oh really? My phone is blocked. It's listed as PRIVATE. So I don't have that problem. nt  vaberella   Oct-27-09 10:23 PM   #43 
        - That explains it! They must hang up on unidentified phone callers or  Garam_Masala   Oct-29-09 12:03 AM   #44 
           - I believe they can see your caller ID whether you are blocked or not.  avaistheone1   Oct-29-09 11:31 AM   #45 
  - Why listen to someone who won't and can't vote for them?  Kaleva   Oct-27-09 06:36 PM   #37 
  - Next time you call them, say "I want to contribute to Joe's campaign fund"  Garam_Masala   Oct-27-09 06:39 PM   #38 
  - Call Back & Say You're From Connecticut  otohara   Oct-27-09 08:37 PM   #42 
  - Like they listen to anyone  lunatica   Oct-29-09 11:37 AM   #46 
  - he's denying health care to Americans EVERYWHERE  grasswire   Oct-29-09 12:26 PM   #48 
  - Anyone who wants to get through just use the zipcode 06786  Jennicut   Oct-29-09 01:09 PM   #49 

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