My congressman isn't listening

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I sent my con­gress­man Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Corrine Brown a request for support from the Fair Tax Website. Her reply (which was sent twice, 13 minutes apart) did not contain the word "tax" , and the only occurance of the word "fair" was in reference to the 2000 and 2004 elections.

Her response, clearly a form message, is only surprising in that it doesn't contain the word "tax" at all -- I'm surprised that any con­gress­man is able to avoid that three letter word in a 606 word email.

I am also amused that it's 2006 and a point of focus for my elected U.S. rep­re­sen­ta­tive is the 2000 Pres­i­den­tial Election. Shouldn't we, in the year 2006, look forward? How about focusing on something that I care about? Oh, wait! Maybe the thing I asked about, the Fair Tax!

It disgusts me that I might have to become a single-issue voter.

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