WASHINGTON – As more than 3 million "pink slips " descend on the Capitol, members of Congress are commending the program warning of overspending and federal power grabs as a "great way to get the attention of members who have forgotten they will have to answer to the people next year."
WND launched a program three weeks ago allowing Americans to send individually addressed "pink slips" to every member of Congress for a price of just $29.95. So far, nearly 3.5 million have been ordered, with about half already on their way to the Capitol. Many of the "pink slips" just arrived this week, after being delayed for delivery by Capitol mailroom authorities because of the sheer volume. But they are now making their way to individual offices of every senator and representative.
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"The pink slips program is a great way to get the attention of members who have forgotten they will have to answer to the people next year on out-of-control spending and Washington power grabs," said Rep. Michelle Bachmann, R-Minn., yesterday. "I support it! And I want my constituents to know I hear them loud and clear."
The program is to advise members of the U.S. House and Senate that they could be facing a "pink slip" as early as 2010 if they vote for more spending, socialized medicine, cap-and-trade legislation and a hate-crimes measure.
Joseph Farah, editor and chief executive officer of WND, says the message should be clear enough for members of Congress.
"Imagine the impact it can have on members of Congress – House and Senate – when they begin getting 1,000 or more 'pink slips' warning them away from more spending, more power grabs and more infringements on individual rights," says Farah. "I believe this campaign, already tremendously successful beyond my wildest expectations, can have a real impact on politicians whose first priority is getting re-elected."