I received an email from my Congressman (mass mail) explaining the benefits of this health care package... it offered me to respond, so I did. Read it below.
I am sure other people will be receiving emails from their local reps or already have. I encourage you all to voice your opinions..
I had written him before the vote urging him to vote no and explaining my opposition to the tobacco tax increases. He's a GOP-er, so I figured he might be opposed to the measure anyway. Nope! Voted for it!
So I wake up this morning with a message on my answering machine from the guy, telling me...
A thief stuck a pistol in a man's ribs and said, "Give me your money."
The gentleman, shocked by the sudden attack, said "You cannot do this, I'm a United States congressman!"
The thief said, "In that case, give me my money!"
God Bless my Congressman:
"Thank you for contacting me regarding proposals in Congress to raise tobacco taxes to fund the State Children's Health Insurance Program, or SCHIP. I understand and share your concerns.
Although I believe that SCHIP is a vitally important program, I do not believe...
A congressman, a congresswoman, Chelsea Clinton, Nigerian email scams and scamming money for those scams.. I hope they make it a slapstick movie.