May 22, 2008
By Perry Willis
Today's Downsizer Dispatch . . . Subject: One last push on FISA We're at the deadline. Congress leaves town tomorrow, and as usual they like to pass lots of bill really quickly right before they go. Let's make sure they don't rush though a law giving the President warrantless spying powers, and/or immunity for the telecoms that participated in past warrantless spying. Thank you to all the DC Downsizers who sent messages on this issue this week. If you haven't sent a message yet, please do so now, here. If you've already sent a message, please use our "I am not afraid" campaign to send another one. This campaign is our effort to convince Congress to make their response to terrorism proportional to the threat. You can use your personal comments to also tell them that you oppose warrantless spying and immunity for the telecoms. You can send that message here. Finally, we still need calls to the Blue Dog Democrats telling them to NOT sign the discharge petition that would bring the bad Senate FISA bill to an immediate vote in the House. If your rep is on this list, please call them . . . Joe Baca (California) 202-225-6161 John Barrow (Georgia) 202-225-2823 Melissa Bean (Illinois) 202-225-3711 Marion Berry (Arkansas) 202-225-4076 Dan Boren (Oklahoma) 202-225-2701 Leonard Boswell (Iowa) 202-225-3806 Allen Boyd (Florida) 202-225-5235 Christopher Carney (Pennsylvania) 202-225-3731 Jim Cooper (Tennessee) 202-225-4311 Bud Cramer (Alabama) 202-225-4801 Lincoln Davis(Tennessee) 202-225-6831 Brad Ellsworth (Indiana) 202-225-4636 Tim Holden (Pennsylvania) 202-225-5546 Jim Matheson (Utah) 202-225-3011 Charlie Melancon (Louisiana) 202-225-4031 Dennis Moore (Kansas) 202-225-2865 Earl Pomeroy (North Dakota) 202-225-2611 Mike Ross (Arkansas) 202-225-3772 Heath Shuler (North Carolina) 202-225-6401 Zack Space (Ohio) 202-225-6265 John Tanner (Tennessee) 202-225-4714 Victory is near. Let's go the extra mile. Send a message, and, if your Rep is on the above list, make a call. Thank you for being a part of the growing Downsize DC Army. Jim Babka President, Inc.
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