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Attn FReepers: Defeat Porkulus!! Call/email your senators NOW!!
Click here to contact your senators! ^ | February 6, 2009 | Jim Robinson

Posted on 02/06/2009 12:16:08 PM PST by Jim Robinson

I've tried both Boxer and Feinstein, but get nothing but busy signals or "mail box full" messages. That's a good sign. That means citizens are burning down their switchboards. But they also have forms on their websites to send messages. Click the link above to contact your senators.

Here is the message I sent to both of my senators:

Please vote no on the pork package. If you want to stimulate the economy, stimulate business investment and hiring and give people more money to spend NOW, cut the taxes. Cut business and investment taxes. Cut the payroll tax. Cut the personal income tax. Don't burden us or our children with trillions of dollars in crippling new debt. You cannot tax, borrow and spend your way into prosperity. The Chinese are going to eat your lunch! Scratch that. They've already eaten your lunch. They're now eating your home!

Regards,

Jim Robinson

I heard on FOX news that Feinstein is actually considering voting no. Now is the time to call. Put the pressure on and keep it on! The people do not want this trillion dollar boondoggle! Time for the senate to get a taste of the wrath of the people!!


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KEYWORDS: 111th; porkbill; porkulus; stimulus; stimuluswatch
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To: Jim Robinson

Consider it done Jim....

But I’m in Wisconsin....

Help!!!


51 posted on 02/06/2009 12:54:43 PM PST by mouse1
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To: cydcharisse

You may not be able to influence him, but you sure can annoy the heck out of some staff worker.


52 posted on 02/06/2009 12:54:48 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: P-Marlowe; Jim Robinson; xzins

I got through to my erstwhile Sen. Foghorn Dodd. His twerp sarcastically replied, “Don’t worry, be happy”!


53 posted on 02/06/2009 12:56:50 PM PST by enat
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To: erikm88

email Senator Amy Klobuchar (D- MN)

http://klobuchar.senate.gov/emailamy.cfm

phone

202-224-3244

and now the female voice said they will let her know my opposition

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And I will remind her next time she is here locally


54 posted on 02/06/2009 12:59:50 PM PST by Son House (Limbaugh's Bipartisan Economic Stimulus Plan is offering Mr. √ėbama an OUT from terrible legislation)
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To: JDoutrider; Jim Robinson

Thanks for giving me the “sound bite” that it’s for the children. I’ve been calling the NJ senators at ALL their numbers. Although all the receptionists turn aside my question of how many calls they’ve been getting asking for a “no” vote, one of them finally said “We’ve been getting a lot of calls asking for it.”


55 posted on 02/06/2009 12:59:54 PM PST by JoyjoyfromNJ (Psalm 121)
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To: PhillyMom; Jim Robinson

I heard on the radio this morning that Specter is trying to get together with some “moderate senators” to see if they can find a compromise and pass the porkage. Single Bullet Specter strikes again.

Cornyn from Texas will get a minor campaign contribution from me to encourage him to keep up the good work, and Senator Kay Hutchison will no doubt send me a reply that tries to explain why she is such a weenie...again.


56 posted on 02/06/2009 1:00:10 PM PST by Bertram3 (Pork on steroids isn't change..)
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To: enat
I got through to my erstwhile Sen. Foghorn Dodd. His twerp sarcastically replied, “Don’t worry, be happy”!

After I lectured each Dodd and Lieberman's office for a few minutes yesterday the only response from aides for each office was "anything else"? No request for name or address. I gave them my name and address anyway.
57 posted on 02/06/2009 1:00:47 PM PST by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it!)
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To: sam_paine

Call local in state offices if DC offices are busy. Call Call Call.


58 posted on 02/06/2009 1:01:25 PM PST by Frantzie (Boycott GE - they own NBC, MSNBC, CNBC & Universal. Boycott Disney - they own ABC)
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To: Jim Robinson

I’ve been watching CSAP2 all day and about fell ovr when Feinstein said that. I’m getting the feeling that only the uber lefties are for this and I hope this bad bill gets voted down.


59 posted on 02/06/2009 1:02:41 PM PST by chris_bdba
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To: Bertram3

I simply told him that this is massive spending, but he’ll probably reach for his Scotish Lawbook to tell me why I don’t understand. We are so screwed. Who is John Galt?


60 posted on 02/06/2009 1:03:05 PM PST by PhillyMom (We will take from you for the common good - Marx/Clinton/Obama)
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To: cydcharisse

Call Gillebrand - DC Phone: 202-224-4451


61 posted on 02/06/2009 1:03:14 PM PST by NY.SS-Bar9 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Jim Robinson

Reid struggles to win GOP support for stimulus

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/congress_stimulus


62 posted on 02/06/2009 1:03:33 PM PST by maggief
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To: Jim Robinson

Senator Warner (D) VA sent me a form letter,
Senator Webb (D) did not reply.

Working hard, preserving American jobs, yada yada yada......


63 posted on 02/06/2009 1:04:33 PM PST by wxgesr (I want to be the first person to surf on another planet!)
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To: Jim Robinson
I got through.

Yeah! ;)

64 posted on 02/06/2009 1:05:16 PM PST by Bradís Gramma ( PRAY! Pray for the U.S. Pray for Israel.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Got through to Collins here in Maine after quite a bit of dialing, told her to stop negotiating and just vote no.


65 posted on 02/06/2009 1:05:29 PM PST by qman (All Islamo-fachist must die")
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To: Jim Robinson

I’ve got Stabenow and Levin. I’ve contacted Stabenow in the past and she answered. She responded with Karl Marx’s talking points, but she answered...


66 posted on 02/06/2009 1:09:58 PM PST by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: Jim Robinson

Done.


67 posted on 02/06/2009 1:11:11 PM PST by MozartLover (Proud mom of a Wisconsin National Guardsman.)
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To: Jim Robinson

I GOT THROUGH! Yippee SKIPPY!!!

According to the nice lady I spoke with, Sen. Feinstein IS NOT SURE THIS IS THE WAY TO GO.........She’s concerned that w/the problems CA already has and this may NOT BE THE WAY TO GO!

CA! Get OFF your butt’s and CALL HER OFFICE!!!!


68 posted on 02/06/2009 1:11:40 PM PST by Bradís Gramma ( PRAY! Pray for the U.S. Pray for Israel.)
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To: MozartLover

Hey! I know you! :)


69 posted on 02/06/2009 1:13:45 PM PST by Bradís Gramma ( PRAY! Pray for the U.S. Pray for Israel.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Kay Bailey Hutchison’s office in San Antonio said “She has indicated she will vote against the bill.” YeeHaw! Go Texas!


70 posted on 02/06/2009 1:16:07 PM PST by Bertram3 (Pork on steroids isn't change..)
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To: Brad's Gramma; DoughtyOne; The Spirit Of Allegiance; RonDog; eureka!; Golden Gate; ...

Woo hoo!! If we can knock of Feinstein, it’ll be a big hit on B. Hussein’s socialist plans for us!!

Keep the pressure on!!


71 posted on 02/06/2009 1:18:13 PM PST by Jim Robinson
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To: Jim Robinson

Hey! Thanks, Dude!

BTW....when I called, all they asked for was my zip code.

Be creative y’all.........


72 posted on 02/06/2009 1:21:40 PM PST by Bradís Gramma ( PRAY! Pray for the U.S. Pray for Israel.)
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To: Jim Robinson

thanks for the thread, this is one of the reasons why I still own a FAX machine becuse in instances like this, I can write my note or brief letter and FAX it at night where I don’t encounter any busy signals.

And, another added benefit, I get a letter back from my representative with a signature on it. This came in handy once when my congressman wrote to me, on an abortion matter, and stated that he was pro-choice. The next time I noticed that he was going to a Catholic Church event, I copied the letter and put it in the hand of the pastor. The congressman was never allowed to speak there.

Is there an internet site that lists all the e mail addresses of the senators and members of congress? I don’t like using web forms.


73 posted on 02/06/2009 1:22:59 PM PST by Coleus (Abortion, Euthanasia & FOCA - - don't Obama and the Democrats just kill ya!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Sound good Jim. I’d sure love to see that.


74 posted on 02/06/2009 1:22:59 PM PST by DoughtyOne (D1: Home of the golden tag line: FBI cuts off CAIR for contact with Hamas, Obama wants to talk to.)
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To: Jim Robinson

I just called Jim Webb’s office: 1-866-507-1570

Just pick a city from VA and tell them you’re FirstName LastName from City X and you don’t want the pork/stimulus bill to pass.


75 posted on 02/06/2009 1:23:31 PM PST by for-q-clinton (If at first you don't succeed keep on sucking until you do succeed)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Why would Kyl be a concern? I heard him speak earlier today and he was quite against it.


76 posted on 02/06/2009 1:24:21 PM PST by arkadyka
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To: Jim Robinson

Go People. Defeat Porkulus Bump!!!!!


77 posted on 02/06/2009 1:24:47 PM PST by Captain Beyond (The Hammer of the gods! (Just a cool line from a Led Zep song))
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To: Coleus
Is there an internet site that lists all the e mail addresses of the senators and members of congress?

http://www.ourcountrydeservesbetter.com/issues/stopstimulus.htmlM
78 posted on 02/06/2009 1:26:11 PM PST by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it!)
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To: arkadyka

Ammo. I’m just giving him more ammo. The more calls, emails and letters he gets, the more ammo he has.


79 posted on 02/06/2009 1:26:23 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer ( Elections have consequences.)
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To: Jim Robinson
BTTT
80 posted on 02/06/2009 1:26:56 PM PST by JDoutrider
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To: Jim Robinson
Contact Your Senators
81 posted on 02/06/2009 1:27:26 PM PST by Captain Beyond (The Hammer of the gods! (Just a cool line from a Led Zep song))
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To: Jim Robinson

Hate to jump the gun here, but as soon as this is over, we’ll be leading the charge to EXCOMMUNICATE ANY REPUBLICAN who votes for this package. If they cannot understand the importance of standing against this, then they should be allowed to have an (R) next to their name.


82 posted on 02/06/2009 1:28:00 PM PST by davidlachnicht ("IF WE'RE ALL TO BE TARGETS, THEN WE ALL MUST BE SOLDIERS.")
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To: Jim Robinson

Done...No doubt as to Murray and Cantwell’s vote but at least I’m on record against it with them.


83 posted on 02/06/2009 1:28:27 PM PST by jazusamo (But there really is no free lunch, except in the world of political rhetoric,.: Thomas Sowell)
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To: davidlachnicht

should = SHOULDN’T :)


84 posted on 02/06/2009 1:28:42 PM PST by davidlachnicht ("IF WE'RE ALL TO BE TARGETS, THEN WE ALL MUST BE SOLDIERS.")
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To: Jim Robinson

I already have and both Texas Senators are a NO!


85 posted on 02/06/2009 1:29:23 PM PST by engrpat (End the National Nightmare on 1-20-2013)
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To: Jim Robinson

Done.

Not too much hope with Leaky Leahy, but Bernie Sanders is unpredictable. He voted “no” on immigration amnesty, because he saw it would be bad for Vermont workers. He may be a far leftist, but he’s not a cold, dead soul like Leahy.


86 posted on 02/06/2009 1:32:19 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Jim Robinson
Some more ammo from the Congressional Budget Office for phone calls:

Original:
CBO: Obama stimulus harmful over long haul

Duplicate:
CBO: Obama stimulus harmful over long haul

87 posted on 02/06/2009 1:34:21 PM PST by CedarDave (Pray that during the next four years we don't lose the America we so love.)
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To: cydcharisse

Chuckie did say: “And oh yes, we won.”


88 posted on 02/06/2009 1:34:41 PM PST by luvbach1 (More true now than ever: Near the belly of the beast in San Diego)
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To: Jim Robinson

Thanks for the link, Jim. I emailed Boxer and Feinstein and ordered them not to vote for porkulus. Too many big words for Boxer. Maybe we have a chance with DiFi.


89 posted on 02/06/2009 1:34:52 PM PST by Homer_J_Simpson ("Every nation has the government that it deserves." - Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821))
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To: Jim Robinson

Thanks you for posting. Emailing or calling all of them.


90 posted on 02/06/2009 1:35:36 PM PST by mojitojoe (If you can't make them see the light, make them feel the heat)
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To: Jim Robinson

Contacted both of mine.


91 posted on 02/06/2009 1:36:03 PM PST by Vicki (Washington State where anyone can vote .... illegals, non-residents, dead people, dogs, felons)
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To: JenB987

Chuckie is still saying the public strongly favors Porkulous.


92 posted on 02/06/2009 1:38:10 PM PST by luvbach1 (More true now than ever: Near the belly of the beast in San Diego)
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To: Spktyr

“That first number starts off by telling us “Thanks for calling to support Obama’s plan.””

Sounds like a trick to me....tonight we’ll be hearing that the switchboard was burned up by a gazillion voters SUPPORTING the plan.

If anyone DOES get through...might want to ask what the scoop is on that one. Why are they thanking us when we’re calling to oppose?????


93 posted on 02/06/2009 1:38:33 PM PST by Kimberly GG (Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda been HUNTER.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Thanks for the link, Jim. I sent both of my lib Senators (Warner/Webb) a strong message to vote ‘no’.


94 posted on 02/06/2009 1:39:23 PM PST by MissMagnolia (Obad. 1:15: As you have done, it will be done to you; your deeds will return upon your own head.)
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To: luvbach1

Yeah? See my post #93.


95 posted on 02/06/2009 1:39:50 PM PST by Kimberly GG (Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda been HUNTER.)
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To: Cicero

I took a new tact. Called Jim Web’s office again (866.507.1570) and asked what he thought about the current bill. Answer was pretty good.

He’s trying to get them to focus on jobs, infrastructure, and immediate stimulus and not vote so quickly. I said that sounded good, but then added and if they don’t cut all the pork out of it for special interests I hope he votes no.

Sound like a blue dog democrat when you call...it may help change the opinion of the staff.


96 posted on 02/06/2009 1:40:35 PM PST by for-q-clinton (If at first you don't succeed keep on sucking until you do succeed)
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To: Jim Robinson

Emailed Casey and Specter. Called their offices - on hold with Casey’s office for a couple of minutes but did get through. Still trying to get through to Specter’s office - busy signal. Probably a good sign.


97 posted on 02/06/2009 1:42:01 PM PST by Jaxter (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum.)
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To: library user
Folloqing in Clinton's footprints.
The size of the U.S. military has been cut drastically in the past decade.
Between 1992 and 2000, the Clinton Administration cut national defense by more than half a million personnel and $50 billion in inflation-adjusted dollars. The Army alone has lost four active divisions and two Reserve divisions. The number of total active personnel in the Air Force has decreased by nearly 30 percent. In the Navy, the total number of ships has decreased from around 393 ships in the fleet in 1992 to 316 today. Even the Marines have dropped 22,000 personnel.
He did all of this, and during that time the WTC was bombed, the USS Cole was bombed, and Bin Laden was handed to him on a platter.

Present Obama is just continuing the work of fellow travelers that came before him.

98 posted on 02/06/2009 1:46:09 PM PST by Syncro (Ti Ming -- Use Librally)
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To: Jim Robinson
I just dropped another email/form to Chambliss and Isakson.

I hope the republicans hold together on this. It's clearly a way to use the "emergency" to push stuff through that wouldn't make it in the full light of the normal legislative process. There isn't much stimulus in this spending bill. Just a lot of left wing socialist programs. Some of it probably will pass with the Dem majorities in both houses. But it shouldn't be allowed in an "emergency" bill like this.

99 posted on 02/06/2009 1:47:11 PM PST by cc2k
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To: Jim Robinson

I hit both my senators. I told Martinez to grow a back bone. If he approves this then we better vote him out. He is just a RINO anyways.


100 posted on 02/06/2009 1:51:25 PM PST by ritewingwarrior (Just say No to socialism.)
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