Mommy on the Floor needs to pick her ass off the floor and get to work on that paper.
But first, I’m concerned about this health care bill. I know I have a tendency to be dramatic, but seriously, people die for want of health care. It doesn’t matter if we have the best health care in the world if you die on the sidewalk because you can’t afford the hospital. As Ming Ming from the Wonderpets would say, “This is serious.”
So I decided to make a few calls to Washington. First stop, the White House. Phone number: 202-456-1111.
Called again: Busy
Called the next day: Busy
Ok. Not to be bitchy, but I used to call President Bush all the time. I always got through.
That’s alright, I will call my senators! Um, Kennedy’s gone. Whose that other dude? Oh, yeah. Senator Kerry. Ha ha.
Here’s the washington number: 202-224-2742.
Called: No answer at all!
Called again a few hours later: No answer! (Seriously? Not even a answering machine)
Finally, I called the Boston office at 617-565-8519. Dude is TOTALLY interested in what I have to say (not).
I didn’t really want to write an email to the Whitehouse because (1) I don’t think it’s as effective and (2) it’s been pointed out to me that my grammar/spelling is subpar.
But I don’t have a choice. I went to Whitehouse.gov and wrote this: