Thursday, October 2, 2008

Can't send email to our Congresswoman, Rep. Carol Shea-Porter

I'm sure that the communication between members of the house and their constituents is very brisk; however, I find it very frustrating that after numerous attempts, I can't send an email to our rep.

Apparently, there is no mechanism to simply send an email to Rep Carol Shea-Porter. Instead, in order to get a message to Rep. Shea-Porter, people (her constituents) must visit her web site and then post a message.

In normal times, I would find this merely an added step that is not necessary. However, today, I find this both annoying and disconnected from the tools that I use to communicate with customers, vendors, and friends.

Here is what I receive when I attempt to post a message concerning my thoughts about the current financial rescue package: