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  •  I've called their home & congressional offices too (2+ / 0-)
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    Still, it gets kind of depressing to know that you're speaking to a 20 year old intern who may not give a damn or jokes with their friends about those crazy constituents who keep calling. Most pols only care about issues that have major donor support or that poll strongly and it takes an awful lot of calls from non-repeat callers to get their attention. Most of these calls don't register, I'm guessing. We live in very cynical times and it's hard to break through.

    "Reagan's dead, and he was a lousy president" -- Keith Olbermann 4/22/09

    by kovie on Fri Jan 17, 2014 at 12:39:55 PM PST

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    •  It still makes more of a dent (1+ / 0-)
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      gerrilea

      than clicking on an online petition. I don't mind about the disengaged intern, so long as they note my call.

      "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."........ "The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little." (yeah, same guy.)

      by sidnora on Fri Jan 17, 2014 at 01:43:52 PM PST

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