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Old 03-19-2010, 04:26 PM
 
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You guys out there are doing a fantastic job calling into your Representatives.

You are CRASHING the Phone System!


Forgot to post the number: 877-762-8762




Calls to the House numbered close to 100,000 an hour, creating a bottleneck in a phone system only meant to handle 50,000 calls an hour. The chamber has been similarly overloaded for four consecutive days, beginning on Tuesday when radio host Rush Limbaugh told viewers to call the Capitol switchboard phone number.

Jeff Ventura, spokesman for Chief Administrative Officer Dan Beard, said the problem was essentially unsolvable. The issue lies with the capacity of the cables buried underneath the Capitol complex — and even if those could be dug up and replaced, Members simply don’t have enough staff to answer so many calls, he said.

Phone Calls Continue to Batter Congress - Roll Call

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Old 03-19-2010, 04:30 PM
 
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CRASH the phone system today...

CRASH the party tomorrow ! ! ! ! !
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Old 03-19-2010, 04:32 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Please Obamatrons...keep calling these callers racist teabaggers all the way 'till November!
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Old 03-19-2010, 04:37 PM
 
Location: Oxygen Ln. AZ
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I promise to fight with the legislature to pass a reasonable health care bill if they would only vote no on this mess. We need to do something about pre existing conditions and the cost of medical care, but this does nothing to control the cost to the individual policy holders.

Line is busy, busy. I will keep trying but I will bet the yanked the phone.
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Old 03-19-2010, 04:38 PM
 
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The polls out say people are pi*sed off bigtime and this will be over in Nov! 37 states are enacting bills against obamacare Ha ours being the first to have our Governor sign one! Ha take that liberals! 37 states what does that say about the not wanting obama care Hmmmmmm.......
Imagine 100,000 calls per hour of unhappy irate people calling Hahahaha. Enough to burst obamas bubble I'd say!
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Old 03-19-2010, 04:39 PM
 
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it looks like they now have the votes. we all know that it doesn't MATTER what americans want anymore....

there will be hell to pay on election day, however.
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Old 03-19-2010, 04:43 PM
 
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I promise to fight with the legislature to pass a reasonable health care bill if they would only vote no on this mess. We need to do something about pre existing conditions and the cost of medical care, but this does nothing to control the cost to the individual policy holders.

Line is busy, busy. I will keep trying but I will bet the yanked the phone.
If you want to control the cost of health care look at wealth redistribtuion. Reagan stile. The rich are gettin gricher and the poor are getting poorer. The pread is widening. close the gap and health care costs will drop.
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Old 03-19-2010, 04:46 PM
 
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If you want to control the cost of health care look at wealth redistribtuion. Reagan stile. The rich are gettin gricher and the poor are getting poorer. The pread is widening. close the gap and health care costs will drop.
you are flat out dreaming. the GOAL is to get cheaper labor (hence the illegal immigration push by this administration) and to ration /limit health care to the elderly. they want younger, (allegedly) healthy workers contributing to the government coffers so they can keep up the endless war and government spending. they don't want the gap narrowed.

haven't you figured that out yet?
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Old 03-19-2010, 04:49 PM
 
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you are flat out dreaming. the GOAL is to get cheaper labor (hence the illegal immigration push by this administration) and to ration /limit health care to the elderly. they want younger, (allegedly) healthy workers contributing to the government coffers so they can keep up the endless war and government spending. they don't want the gap narrowed.

haven't you figured that out yet?
No they haven't!
I find this fitting.
The best place to hide something is out in the open!

That is what they are doing with this healthcare and the whole obama campaign and presidency!
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