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528Re: [govtrack] Re: question about voting

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  • Josh Tauberer
    Jun 25, 2008
      Harvey Frey wrote:
      > So what you're saying is that the technical issues raised by tay199
      > are irrelevant, since there is no practical way to get the attention of
      > any congresspeople, short of arriving with large checks in hand.

      I'm just saying that something simple isn't very likely to have any real
      effect. There has to be real innovation somewhere.

      > I don't know that that's necessarily so, since I've been asked, out
      > of the blue, (just on the basis of my website) to help a congressman and
      > later a senator draft legislation on the ERISA issue.
      > Of course, neither of them paid any attention to what I wrote. <G>
      > But I think that's because they were both republicans and not
      > sympathetic to my more patient-oriented initiatives.

      I'm glad to hear that that happened. Maybe the problem isn't quite as
      big as I thought.

      - Josh Tauberer
      - GovTrack.us


      "Yields falsehood when preceded by its quotation! Yields
      falsehood when preceded by its quotation!" Achilles to
      Tortoise (in "Godel, Escher, Bach" by Douglas Hofstadter)
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