View Poll Results: how many of you have contacted your congressman/woman, ever?

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how many of you contact your congressman?

This is a discussion on how many of you contact your congressman? within the A Brief History of Cprogramming.com forums, part of the Community Boards category; or congresswoman... or, for those of you who live outside america, your respective representatives....

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    how many of you contact your congressman?

    or congresswoman...
    or, for those of you who live outside america, your respective representatives.

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    I had to for a scouting merit badge a few years back.

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    I live outside America and I have never contacted political representatives sinc I don't have such persons.

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    I've made it a habit to do so on a daily basis.



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    I've never done that, although I should... maybe...

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    Uh I voted for yes by mistake, but I haven't........I never have. I think I signed a petition once. But me directly no.
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    i have, as stated in a related thread

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    I wrote a mail to our chancelor yesterday, after I heard an interview of him and his bull.......... views of computer games being to blame for the Erfurt school massacre.
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    I wrote to all of my congressmen and told them the benefits of legalizing marijuana for medical and industrial purposes.

    Contacting congressman is something that can't hurt, but realistically speaking, it probably won't do anything.

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    I have letters all over my refrigerator from govt ministers. Mainly on broadband access. (surprise)

    But wasn't this specifically about the US copyright changes?

    >>I wrote a mail to our chancelor yesterday, after I heard an interview of him and his bull.......... views of computer games being to blame for the Erfurt school massacre.
    Every winter the papers run the 'D&D == satan worship' and / or 'video games == murder training' piece here. I always wonder if it is because they have no other news or if they think it has a large target audience (mainly those who think it is rubbish)

    Maybe they need just to allocate the blame to something or they will have to think about the real reasons.
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    What's a congressman....? I'm corn-fused....

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    A little off topic... but how many posts does it take to get past "member" status?


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    a congressman or congresswoman is a representative in congress. s/he represents a dictrict or a state, and votes the way the people of that state want to. (ideally, anyway.)

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    >a congressman or congresswoman is a representative in
    >congress. s/he represents a dictrict or a state, and votes the
    >way the people of that state want to.

    That depends on what country you live. In the Netherlands a congressman or congresswoman represents a political party and vote according to the ideals of their party.

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