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Thursday, November 16, 2006

Making Robo Calls Illegal

Incoming Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says that one of the first ten bills he wants the new Senate to pass is a bill making the annoying election RoboCalls illegal. I think that is a great way to start the next session of Congress! :)


Anonymous Dave Wissing said...

One reason I am glad I have a cell phone and no "robocalls". I can safely say I did not receive a single "robocall" this political year.

7:39 AM  
Blogger wordbones said...

Oh come on now...

How about a little sense of humor here. I enjoyed telling my fiance that Sheryl Crow left a message on the answering machine!

10:24 AM  
Blogger Steve Fine said...

Good policy. Good Politics.

10:24 AM  
Blogger Steve Fine said...

I too enjoyed getting a call from Sheryl Crow. How about an exemption for Sheryl?

10:26 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i enjoy them too but the majority of voters hated getting those calls. my favorite was ehrlich actually saying my first name..

11:48 AM  
Anonymous numbersgirl said...

I didn't get a phone call from Sheryl Crow OR Michael Steele.

I'm ticked. I'll get a landline before the next election.

7:14 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wonderful. Go for it.

9:55 PM  
Blogger Ken said...

If I got any robocalls on my unpublished number, they didn't leave a message.
I expect there will be a free speech problem with totally eliminating such calls, but they might be able to enact something that effectively eliminates them by prohibiting them to anyone on a list who says in advance that they don't want to get them. That seems reasonable enough.

7:35 AM  

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