Oh, the problems with form letters and statements being sent to elected officials.
So, today the U.S. House voted to approve a new federal government spying program and to give telecommunication companies that had been participating in the previous, secret program immunity for probably breaking laws. U.S. Rep. Peter Welch voted no on the bill.
StoptheSpying.org is an organization that was lobbying against the bill. On their Web page, they have form statements that constiuents can read to their representatives in an attempt to sway their vote.
Well, the page on Welch contains this interesting suggestion to use when calling his office.
I’m a constituent and I’d like to thank Rep. Welch for her strong stance against telecom immunity and illegal spying.