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Lets say THANK YOU to those who stood up for us today

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by Luieburger, Apr 17, 2013.

  1. Luieburger

    Luieburger El Paso, TX Member

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    It's equally as important to thank your senators when they do the right thing as it is to let them know how we want them to vote.

    Obama said in his post-vote speech that we need to let our Senators know that we'll remember how they voted come election time. I agree, but let's make sure the Senators hear the correct message. Send them a tweet, phone call, e-mail, or fax. Tell them thank you.

    The Huffington Post is upset, and they want their readers to get angry at senators who voted against the background checks bill. They have a convenient list for us to use here:
    Here Are The Twitter Handles Of The Senators Who Voted No On Background Checks Bill

    Phone and fax numbers for all senators here:
    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Au-1QwI2WAoydDNUdnc4RE0tVlJHUVZQMUlPSXM3TEE#gid=0

    Websites and other info here:
    U.S. Senate Contact Information | Congressional Listings, Phone Numbers, Addresses, 113th Congress

    For those who don't want to click the HuffPo link, here is a convenient list of the senators who stood up for our rights.

    Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) -- @SenAlexander
    Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) -- @KellyAyotte
    Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) -- @SenJohnBarrasso
    Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) -- @MaxBaucus
    Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) -- @SenatorBegich
    Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) -- @RoyBlunt
    Sen. John Boozman (R-Ark.) -- @JohnBoozeman
    Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) -- @SenatorBurr
    Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) -- @SaxbyChambliss
    Sen. Dan Coats (R-Ind.) -- @SenDanCoats
    Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) -- @TomCoburn
    Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) -- @SenThadCochran
    Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) -- @SenBobCorker
    Sen. Jon Cornyn (R-Texas) -- @JohnCornyn
    Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) -- @MikeCrapo
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) -- @SenTedCruz
    Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) -- @SenatorEnzi
    Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) -- @SenatorFischer
    Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) -- @JeffFlake
    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) -- @GrahamBlog
    Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) -- @ChuckGrassley
    Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) -- @SenOrrinHatch
    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) -- @SenatorHeitkamp
    Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) -- @SenDeanHeller
    Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.) -- @SenJohnHoeven
    Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) -- @jiminhofe
    Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) -- @SenatorIsakson
    Sen. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) -- @Mike_Johanns
    Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) -- @SenRonJohnson
    Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) -- @SenMikeLee
    Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) -- @McConnellPress
    Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) -- @JerryMoran
    Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) -- @lisamurkowski
    Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) -- @SenRandPaul
    Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) -- @robportman
    Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) -- @SenMarkPryor
    Sen. Jim Risch (R-Idaho) -- @SenatorRisch
    Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) -- @SenPatRoberts
    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) -- @marcorubio
    Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) -- @SenatorTimScott
    Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) -- @SenatorSessions
    Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) -- @SenShelbyPress
    Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) -- @SenJohnThune
    Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) -- @DavidVitter
    Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) -- @SenatorWicker


    Let them know how much we appreciate their help in this struggle against tyranny.
     
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  2. CharonPDX

    CharonPDX Portland, OR Active Member

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    I would say if you're going to only thank a few, thank the Democrats - they are going to be pressured by their party leadership, and need to be reminded that they did the right thing. (If you're the donating type, send at least a small amount (I sent $5 to each that has an election donation site,) their way as well, and say so in your letter to them.)
     
  3. coyote223

    coyote223 NW Oregon Stamp Collector,,,

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    What a surprise, Merkley and Wyden sold us out yet again. :rolleyes:
     
  4. drew

    drew OR Well-Known Member

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    No surprise. I might send them some coal.
     
  5. tiggers97

    tiggers97 United States Well-Known Member

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    Is there an email list for these senators?
     
  6. XManSV

    XManSV N/A Active Member

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    I guess that means we must be their "47%" (i.e. people that they don't have to worry about because we'll NEVER vote for them)

    BTW the NRA is selling lifetime memberships for $300 right now.

    https://membership.nrahq.org/forms/signup.asp?campaignid=cheaperthandirttv

    Even if you sign up for that good deal you could still donate any time you wanted to in the future, so don't let the low price stop you.

    Also at my work for the company giving campaign, the NRA is actually one of the available groups to donate to - so look into that at your job also.
     
  7. Luieburger

    Luieburger El Paso, TX Member

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    Oops. The phone/fax link was broken. Fixed it.
     
  8. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    I think we should also appropriately "thank" our two D-bag State Senators from Oregon for their votes as well...
     
  9. speeddemon94

    speeddemon94 The Rogue Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I even got letters from Wyden's office stating that he would stand for the Second Amendment. So he is now absolutely the worst kind of scum...A blatant liar.