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  Yes, Charles, I am totally serious.  It may be time for some
  to reread the Declaration of Independence, the
  Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and other documents of our
  Congressional power is bestowed on members of Congress
  by the people.  Contact the American Bar Association for more
  Tod Landis
  Charles J. Reid wrote:
  > On Fri, 7 Nov 1997, Tod Landis wrote:
  > > This is the time to contact your representatives and
  > > congressmen to express your opinion as an INDIVIDUAL
  > > and VOTER about the Microsoft suit.  Using a preprinted
  > > form or email template is a quick and effective way to do
  > > this--but taking time to hand code an email, or phone, is
  > > probably better.
  > -- Are you really serious? Do you think a dinky Congressman
  has any
  > influence over this? Financial interests will analyse the
  impact and
  > decide what to do, then inform Congress what's good for the
  > >
  > > Your elected representatives will respond to this
  > > Microsoft knows this and is attempting to use it with its
  > > supporters.
  > -- You gotta be joking, Tod! Wake up! This is the year of MAI
  and the
  > move toward corporate feudalism. Calls to Congressman won't
  effect this
  > issue. If potholes in your local roads are an issue, by all
  means, call
  > your Congressman.
  > >
  > > Also, just reading about what is going on in Congress, eg.
  > > by following the accounts in the Congressional Quarterly
  > > available at your library, will help a lot.  (It will make
  > > mad for one thing)
  > >
  > -- Yipes!!
  > Anyone who believes that local voters can have an impact on a
  > global issues like this  is living in La-La land. We'd need a
  > man march in D.C. to give Congress pause.
  > //CJR
  > .-