For those of you who don’t believe that your calls and e-mails to Members of Congress work, let me assure you that they do. Members “freak out” when they receive more than half a dozen calls on any issue.
Rep Justin Amash
I don’t know anyone other than myself personally that take the time to call their representatives and urge them to vote one way or another on legislation that is coming up. And if you think about it, there’s 300 million Americans, and yet we’re all so “busy” that we can’t even make sure that we keep our elected officials in check. Not caring enough to make those calls or emails is going to bite us in the butt. It’s actually already in process with the most likely passage of the NDAA which includes provisions that allow for the indefinite detention of American citizens, yes that could be your or I, without charge or trial.
We all love to complain about Washington, the way they do things or in some cases don’t do things. But if we’re not contacting our representatives, we have no right to complain at all.
It’s sad to hear from someone on the Hill, that half a dozen calls freak members of Congress out. No wonder they are able to pass bills that infringe upon our liberties that are guaranteed to us by our Bill of Rights, it’s because the people no longer care what goes on. I have a feeling that one day people will wake up and begin to care once again, but I fear then it will be far too late.
Start calling and let them know where you stand. The switchboard number is (202) 224-3121 and of course you can find the email addresses on the House or Senate websites. Let’s burn that switchboard up!
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