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    February 3, 2009







    Mr. J Reynolds

    9702 Gayton Road

    Richmond, Virginia 23238



    Dear Mr. Reynolds:







    Sincerely,





    Jim Webb

    United States Senator



    JW:ja






    Please do not reply. This is not a working email address.





    I kid you not....
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    I gotta say, the "Please do not reply" just tops it off.

    Not only did he have nothing to say, he doesn't want to hear what you have to say about it either.

    TFred


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    Yeah, I received the same response (well addressed to my name and address).
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    TFred wrote:
    I gotta say, the "Please do not reply" just tops it off.

    Not only did he have nothing to say, he doesn't want to hear what you have to say about it either.

    TFred
    and I was working on my reply too!



    February 3, 2009

    Dear Sen. Webb,



    Regards,

    J. Reynolds
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    Isn't sending mail from a non-working email address sort of like, I don't know, what do you call it? Oh, that's right....SPAM!

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    I sent them both snail mail letters last week, maybe I'll get a blank post-card in return.

    TFred


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    TFred wrote:
    I sent them both snail mail letters last week, maybe I'll get a blank post-card in return.

    TFred
    postage due, I'm sure!
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    Appears rather arrogant for one of our employees to be doing something like that. And to think I bought one of his books over the holidays.

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    I guess it says a lot about how sorry federal lawyers are when the best they could find for AttyGen is Eric Holder.
    I'll make you an offer: I will argue and fight for all of your rights, if you will do the same for me. That is the only way freedom can work. We have to respect all rights, all the time--and strive to win the rights of the other guy as much as for ourselves.

    If I am equal to another, how can I legitimately govern him without his express individual consent?

    There is no human being on earth I hate so much I would actually vote to inflict government upon him.

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    Citizen wrote:
    I guess it says a lot about how sorry federal lawyers are when the best they could find for AttyGen is Eric Holder.
    But he is black!!!1 it is history!!

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    Citizen wrote:
    I guess it says a lot about how sorry federal lawyers are when the best they could find for AttyGen is Eric Holder.
    That's redundant.

    Shakespeare was right.

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    doug23838 wrote:
    Citizen wrote:
    I guess it says a lot about how sorry federal lawyers are when the best they could find for AttyGen is Eric Holder.
    That's redundant.


    Don't be accusin' me of no redundancy.
    I'll make you an offer: I will argue and fight for all of your rights, if you will do the same for me. That is the only way freedom can work. We have to respect all rights, all the time--and strive to win the rights of the other guy as much as for ourselves.

    If I am equal to another, how can I legitimately govern him without his express individual consent?

    There is no human being on earth I hate so much I would actually vote to inflict government upon him.

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    TFred wrote:
    I gotta say, the "Please do not reply" just tops it off.

    Not only did he have nothing to say, he doesn't want to hear what you have to say about it either.

    TFred
    i'm sorry, but this whole thread is hilarious to me

    well played, gentleman

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    That's the first time I've seen "poignant" used on this forum. What a touching moment.

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    Nelson_Muntz wrote:
    That's the first time I've seen "poignant" used on this forum. What a touching moment.
    I felt that "poignant" was appropriate, since his reply really touched my heart....
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    Well, you know what they say... if you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all!

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    zoom6zoom wrote:
    Well, you know what they say... if you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all!
    And even when Webb does use words, he doesn't say anything at all.
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    Tess wrote:
    zoom6zoom wrote:
    Well, you know what they say... if you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all!
    And even when Webb does use words, he doesn't say anything at all.
    Ouch!

    Good one!
    I'll make you an offer: I will argue and fight for all of your rights, if you will do the same for me. That is the only way freedom can work. We have to respect all rights, all the time--and strive to win the rights of the other guy as much as for ourselves.

    If I am equal to another, how can I legitimately govern him without his express individual consent?

    There is no human being on earth I hate so much I would actually vote to inflict government upon him.

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    How is this thread OC related???

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    GLENGLOCKER wrote:
    How is this thread OC related???
    I don't understand the benefit of statements like that?

    ETA: You might ask ProShooter what the content was of his email to the Senator, before inferring that he's broken the rules.

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    GLENGLOCKER wrote:
    How is this thread OC related???
    Its not Glen, go back to sleep.
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    Ok I'll relate it at least to guns in general. Op should have.

    Our senator would have us think that he is for legitimate use of firearms but frequently votes the other way. In attempting to contact him about things that effect GUN OWNERS, this poster received a reply to such a contact that is almost poetic - 'cepting it is symbolically pathetic.

    I do not see our contact with elected officials regarding gun legislation and reporting their replies as unrelated to OC - not by any stretch. In fact we are encouraged to make such contact by VCDL and the mods here.

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    Grapeshot wrote:
    Ok I'll relate it at least to guns in general. Op should have.

    Our senator would have us think that he is for legitimate use of firearms but frequently votes the other way. In attempting to contact him about things that effect GUN OWNERS, this poster received a reply to such a contact that is almost poetic - 'cepting it is symbolically pathetic.

    I do not see our contact with elected officials regarding gun legislation and reporting their non-replies as unrelated to OC - not by any stretch. In fact we are encouraged to make such contact by VCDL and the mods here.

    Yata hey
    Thank you Grape, for bridging the gap. I assumed (wrongly, I suppose) that everyone would understand the reason for my posting. My email to Sen. Webb was one encouraged by the VCDL in their effort to pursue our collective goals. I figured that everyone here knew the reason for my posting without me having to say "I wrote to Sen. Webb to ask him to vote for XYZ". The forum has been abuzz lately with references to emails being written to our legislators, asking for their vote on pro-gun topics. I thought that we were all on the same page.
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    There are snipers behind every rock.

    Yata hey
    You will not rise to the occasion; you will fall back on your level of training. Archilochus, 650 BC

    Old and treacherous will beat young and skilled every time. Yata hey.

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    Grapeshot wrote:
    There are snipers behind every rock.

    Yata hey
    ain't that the truth!
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