View Poll Results: Do you interact with your Congressperson/Senator?

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  • Yes, I write/contact my representatives more than a few times a month on a variety of issues.

    5 25.00%
  • Yes, I offer my opinion when asked or occassionally call or write.

    2 10.00%
  • Yes, but only when something really important or controversial is up for debate.

    7 35.00%
  • No, I don't.

    6 30.00%
  • No, and I don't know who my representative is off the top of my head nor their platform.

    0 0%
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Thread: Let's play a game

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    Let's play a game

    The Poll question is just the beginning, I would like everyone to explain in depth their answers, properly citing sources in APA format, double spaced, Time New Roman 12 Font, to be on my desk by Christmas Eve.

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    Re: Let's play a game

    When I lived in North Carolina I wrote to Sen. Burr at least once a month regarding multiple issues such as Foreign Policy, Veterans Affairs, Gun Control, Abortion, and Lowering the Age Requirement for President.(This is partly because a certain other State Senator who will not be named at this time wouldn't even respond with cookie cutter letters.)

    Anyways, I would occasionally get cookie cutter letters, the "Thank you for your interest, blah blah, your concerns have been noted, thank you for contacting me, etc. etc. and the rubber stamp signature."

    I did get a few actual letter written back, one signed by Burr and not the same cookie cutter letter, but what most intrigued me was when I got a call from one of his aides regarding a constitutional amendment to lower the required age to become President. Apparently he thought that to be a good enough idea to warrant a phone call from his no doubt busy assistant.

    Having moved to NH though, I have yet to strike up any lines of communication with Washington, and though Concord is 20 minutes away I think it may be harder still to get in on the State government.

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    Re: Let's play a game

    My congressman and senators don't like me writing to them.

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    Re: Let's play a game

    I prefer to visit my MP's monthly surgery.

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    Re: Let's play a game

    I contact my senators/representative only very rarely, when I feel that something important enough to warrant it is on the table.
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    Re: Let's play a game

    Quote Originally Posted by B L Zeebub View Post
    I prefer to visit my MP's monthly surgery.

    Me too, but only if I am very infectious at the time.
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    Re: Let's play a game

    I don't contact anyone because they are going to do what they need to do to get re-elected. My one vote doesn't mean ****.
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    Re: Let's play a game

    All of my reps are bleeding heart Libtards, so it wouldn't do any good....
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    Re: Let's play a game

    I write to my congresscritter occasionally if there is an issue of concern to me. I like him, actually. Our community is small enough that I've shared a plane with him several times and had a chance to chat with him face to face.

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    Re: Let's play a game

    I do not interact with my Congressperson or Senators

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    Tucker Case













    I do not communicate with these people in any way. One of my state Senators is a pure douchebag who was appointed by a corrupt governor and has had ties to corrupt officials throughout his

    career (Bell, 2009). The other is definitely a Dick (Burnett, 2006). There is a good chance that my congresswoman is also corrupt (Robinson, 2004). By interacting with these dregs of society, I fear

    I would lower myself to their level. Therefore, I refuse to have dealings with these pieces of ****.











    References

    Bell, D. (2009). 10 things you didn't know about Roland Burris. U.S. News & World Report retrieved online at 10 Things You Didn't Know About Roland Burris - US News and World Report

    Burnett, D. (2006) Dick Durbin: Debator. Time Magazine retrieved online at Dick Durbin: The Debater - TIME

    Robinson, M. (2004) Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky’s husband indicted. Associated Press Retrieved online at Congresswoman Schakowsky’s husband indicted








    There's your APA format.
    Last edited by Tucker Case; 12-22-09 at 11:07 AM.
    Tucker Case - Tard magnet.

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