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My absolutely unbelievable call to AOC's offices today - other-worldy strangeness

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posted on Jul, 23 2019 @ 07:18 PM
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So I really can't stand a lot of what that girl says, her hyperbole but she is kind of like the flip-side of Trump in a way. We all know that she is a bleeding heart liberal/progressive/socialist/communist and is pushing the outrageously expensive green New deal which got ZERO votes, and she is pushing universal health care, which also has basically no support.

But I've listened to her go after the issue of corruption within politics among some other issues and I have to say she makes some good points some times, IDK if she thinks of them or if these are her teams/staff's talking points and after hearing enough I thought I'd take a gamble and give her offices a call just for fun and to offer her a workable plan to greatly reduce prescription drug costs in the US - it's an issue I've been working on for over 2 years, probably 3 actually, and it is MORE than manageable without asking for any spending increases other than standard yearly increases in budgets.

So I called her NY office, listened to the menu, none of which fit my needs and pressed 3 for the receptionist/staffer. After 2-3 seconds I was disconnected. I tried back 4 more times and same thing. I was calling at 10:15am, IDK if that is a busy time or what.

So I called her DC office and got the menu that gave totally worthless info, said go to her website, call her NY office and maybe gave here email address or maybe that was just the website. Then it hung up on me.

I went to her website to find contact info, hopefully an email address, nothing. To get to an email form you have to enter your zip + 4 digits (the 4 digits makes sure it's a legit address) after awhile I found one that worked. There was a form to fill out, that had full name, address, zip code (plus the 4 digits again) and some other pointless, useless, crap, then a comments box & submit button. It didn't even say anything about possible responses, how to address concerns, etc. So I gave up.

By now it sure seemed like they are making it as hard as possible to contact your congressman. So I called back to the NY office, 8 more times and on the last time, I heard a click, like it was hanging up and expected a dial tone, but some mousey girl answered and said something totally incomprehensible. I asked if this was an answering service or Ms cortez's office. She said she was the receptionist for AOC. I asked her if the phones had been busy all morning and she acted confused and I told her well I got hung up on 12 times before this call went through. She just said "oh". Wonderful personality here.

I told her that I was trying to get in touch with AOC (didn't use that abbreviation, but will here for sake of shortness) regarding her ideas for health care reform. She asked for my address, (again with the addresses!!?) I told her I am not current resident but my representative has absolutely NO interest in healthcare reform, and since that is one of AOC's main issues, I'd like to give her some extensive research a group has done on how to greatly reduce health care costs. She seemed to understand why I was calling now and prompted me to explain a little. I explained that I had been working on a very reasonable plan with a group of healthcare professionals and pharmacists over the last 2+ years that would be very easy to implement, would be very likely to get bipartisan support except for those who were "heavily influenced" by the pharmaceutical industry and it would save the average American thousands of dollars a year on prescription costs. I told her the entire plan creates a parallel market for patients to obtain prescription medications at a fraction of the cost through existing pharmacies/infrastructure and even streamlines how chronically ill patients receive repeatedly prescribed medications - using the same drugs as currently prescribed/dispensed in US pharmacies for the most part.

She got hung up on if I was a constituent again, like nothing I had said registered. I SERIOUSLY thought I was talking to a bot. I repeated the same thing again and said i'd like to send her this detailed proposal on how this could be implemented in 2-3 stages over 8-12 months and that it was laid out in a 23 page PDF with about 34 pages of excel spreadsheets and graphs and asked if it would be possible to send her this information with the contact information of the professionals who worked on it (for reference). Nope. Can't give out her email. There was no way I could submit anything to her. I asked if I could mail it to her and the receptionist said "I don't know how she would receive it then/though" I said, through the US Mail, like the post office, you have an office address. She replied that they did but she didn't know where AOC would be. I told her it wasn't time critical but it would be nice if she read it in the next 3 months, and still, she couldn't decide where to send it, NY or DC. I decided on DC and verified the address which only gave a room number and"capital building", so I asked if AOC was the only on there or if I needed to include her name on the letter. Total confusion on the other end. I don't think this person has ever mailed a letter before. She said "well won't it just go to her automatically"? I replied, THAT Is what I'm asking you, if she shares an office of if the 229 is only AOC's office?! That made no sense to her, she was not sure what the 229 meant.

At this point I just said I'll take my chances and mail it there to ATTN:AOC.

After this, when I was getting off the phone it was like a 4-5yr old was saying goodbye to someone. I said "thank you for your help" and she repeated that exactly. "uhh, ok" I said, "Ok" she replied. "well you have a good day" i said, "good day.. you have a go.." click I hung up on that horrible exchange. I questioned again if I had been talking to a bot (do you think that's possible?)

The congress has imbeciles working their phones and sitting in congress it is now 100% confirmed. I only wish I could have recorded that phone call but b/c it was a government office, I didn't want to take a chance with that. That would have been something to send in to some political show, though I really doubt people would have believed it was real.



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posted on Jul, 23 2019 @ 07:26 PM
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She's only available on Twitter 😎


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posted on Jul, 23 2019 @ 07:29 PM
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Give us the number, we will call and record it.
edit on 23-7-2019 by FawnyKate because: (no reason given)



posted on Jul, 23 2019 @ 07:29 PM
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a reply to: DigginFoTroof

Sounds like it could have been a poor bot.

Though take it from somebody who has made 10's of thousands of B2B cold calls and spoken with as many receptionists- the world has no shortage of incompetent people in positions that would surprise you.

Probably a college intern trying to figure out why a mobile (cell) phone was so large and sitting on a desk. Must be one of them old Nokias......


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posted on Jul, 23 2019 @ 07:31 PM
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I frequently call members of Congress outside of my state to offer them unsolicited legislation proposals, it goes over quite well for me too.



posted on Jul, 23 2019 @ 07:31 PM
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You discovered these people have a hierarchy of stupidity and ignorance, from AOC on down the line.

Yep, it does indeed prove that everything AOC stands for is actually nothing at all. Her entire charade is just a charade.


The entire democrat party is based on these zero sum principles.



posted on Jul, 23 2019 @ 07:33 PM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus

I frequently call members of Congress outside of my state to offer them unsolicited legislation proposals, it goes over quite well for me too.


XD "NASA, it's Augustus here........ boy have I got a rocket for YOU!"


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posted on Jul, 23 2019 @ 07:39 PM
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a reply to: DigginFoTroof

I once wrote an Op-Ed for a newspaper in another state about the election and stuff.

I had a Congressman CALL ME at home to argue his point and he demanded a retraction. We spoke and debated for 45 minutes. He was PISSED!

I finally told (the republican congressman) politely, "No. No retraction."



Merka, # yeah.




posted on Jul, 23 2019 @ 07:45 PM
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a reply to: IAMALLYETALLIAM

I have called every hospital east of the mississippi, and let me tell you about 1/4 of the receptionists didn't know anything about their own building/where to direct my call to. Unfortunately it isn't just the young people who don't know what they are doing, I even had one woman forward me to the phone right next to her.

What I found interesting however was, the further away from major cities I called, the better they were on the phones. I guess it is due to more and more stuff getting completely digitized in high traffic areas.

Anyhow now that I went for a walk about on that. AOC probably doesn't even have someone manning the phone during regular business hours (judging from her expenses) in her offices. That and she probably didn't even think of needing a receptionist and hired the first person who applied... or maybe even uses a social media manager for it which is probably even worse.



posted on Jul, 23 2019 @ 07:47 PM
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a reply to: DigginFoTroof

AOC’s entire story has been planted as an anti-Trump illusion.
They got her sitting in a broom closet on Capitol Hill until they need her to Tweet something to the 4.9 million anti-Trump twits that follow her on Twitter.
It’s also possible that Nancy Pelosi uses her for her personal bartender.



posted on Jul, 23 2019 @ 07:52 PM
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funny i did the same last week. i just really needed to tell her how i feel about her. id say here but i dont want another manners violation. happy to say but you got a sliver farther than i did, which was nowhere. its funny how much they engage at election time and then make it impossible to be reached after. hmmm. elitist or for the people? cant be both



posted on Jul, 23 2019 @ 08:00 PM
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a reply to: DigginFoTroof

I contacted my congresswoman the other day, and the only way to do it was to fill out one of those website forms that you mentioned. I haven't heard back yet.

I think it is highly notable that you have a realistic idea to fix prescription drug costs, it sounds plausible from what you've mentioned so far, at least, and is a real issue. You might have to contact one of your own representatives - not sure, but it would be nice if the people were able to make proposals like this and get attention.
edit on 23pmTue, 23 Jul 2019 20:00:58 -0500kbpmkAmerica/Chicago by darkbake because: (no reason given)



posted on Jul, 23 2019 @ 08:11 PM
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I'm sure the resident bots will be along shortly to tell you what you did wrong. And also call you a racist.



posted on Jul, 23 2019 @ 08:25 PM
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a reply to: DigginFoTroof

You hit a sore topic for me.

Letters, calls, emails, social media...and have the same affect. Zip. If I do get a response, it's canned and meaningless.

I will say, I have one exception. Tulsi Gabbard (I am guessing, or it may have been one of her staff) actually responded on FB. It was a real response, as in pertinent to the subject discussed. I was amazed. She is not even my representative. Pretty cool.

My Senators are on FB all the time with how great they are doing. Ask a question and the minions will attack. In the words of Jed Clampett: Pi-ti-ful.



posted on Jul, 23 2019 @ 08:27 PM
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Must have phoned Silly...



posted on Jul, 23 2019 @ 08:41 PM
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I write to my representatives often. The Republican reps always answer back with a cogent, relevant response and the Democrats either never respond or respond with something completely off-topic. I've even pointed out with facts why one rep was completely off-base and she responded basically with "I'm right, you're wrong" and never came close to being right.

The old days of having them listen to you are gone, I'm afraid.



posted on Jul, 23 2019 @ 08:42 PM
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originally posted by: xuenchen
She's only available on Twitter 😎



Like your God himself



posted on Jul, 23 2019 @ 08:46 PM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus

I frequently call members of Congress outside of my state to offer them unsolicited legislation proposals, it goes over quite well for me too.


Did you find the troof after contacting them? Or did you have to digg fo it?



posted on Jul, 23 2019 @ 08:52 PM
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a reply to: CriticalStinker


I'll let you know after I get out of Gitmo.



posted on Jul, 23 2019 @ 08:55 PM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
a reply to: CriticalStinker


I'll let you know after I get out of Gitmo.


Gunther made sure you had "My Pillows" in your suite.







 
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