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[personal profile] beatrice_otter
I call at least one politician every work day, using to get a rundown of an issue, a script, and the appropriate phone numbers.  For people like my Senators and Representative, I vary which office I call (DC and the two nearest my house) to spread out my impact a bit.  They don't have to get my address any more, I just give them my name and the know me.  I am polite, and when I get audibly angry about a subject, I make sure to say "I am not mad at you, it's not your fault, thank you for answering the phones."

When closing the call today, the receptionist ended the call with "talk to you soon."

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Date: 2017-03-28 09:59 pm (UTC)
monanotlisa: Diana as Diana Prince in glasses and a hat, lifting the rim of the latter rakishly. HOT! (Default)
From: [personal profile] monanotlisa

And, from the bottom of my immigrant heart unable to call any representative of a nation I live in, thank you.

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Date: 2017-03-29 07:24 am (UTC)
staranise: A star anise floating in a cup of mint tea (Default)
From: [personal profile] staranise
HA! I'm picturing you sending them cookies and signing Christmas cards as "Respectfully".

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Date: 2017-03-29 10:11 pm (UTC)
tielan: (SGA - Teyla 2)
From: [personal profile] tielan
Hehe. Nice! (Working phones at a representative's office right now would not be a job that I'd want.)


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