Conservative First

June 30, 2009

Results of Calls to Republican Leaders about #CapnTr8ors

Because of a plumbing emergency yesterday, I didn’t get to follow my own advice regarding making examples of the eight Republicans who voted for the Democrats’ national energy tax (Capntr8ors) until today.  Here are the results of my calls:

  • I called the office of House Republican Leader John Boehner (on Twitter) at (202) 225-4000 and asked what was being done about the Capntr8ors.  The fellow who answered the phone sounded confused.  I then asked specifically how they were going to be punished–perhaps by being removed from committee assignments.  He had no answer but told me that he would pass on my message.
  • I called the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC on Twitter) at (202) 479-7000 and asked why CapnTr8ors Lance and Reichert are part of their “Patriot Program.”  I was transferred to someone’s voice messaging system and left a message asking that question and why the NRCC is raising money for these traitors.
  • I called the Freedom Project, “a political action committee (PAC) established in 1995 to provide assistance to Republican candidates for federal office” (“About“), at (202) 543-9495 and asked why CapnTr8ors Lance and Reichert are listed in “Featured Key Races” on their home page.  The young man who answered was in agreement with me and said he would talk to the webmaster, though I don’t know how that would help.
  • I called the Republican National Committee (RNC on Twitter) at (202) 863-8500 (and pressed 1) and was told that they would not be giving any money or other support to the CapnTr8ors.
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