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Help Bob Miller's question answered by White House

Discussion in 'Action Alerts and Advocacy' started by Nielk, Jan 27, 2012.

  1. Nielk

    Nielk

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    Repost from Hunter-Hopkins Center

    "As many of you may recall Robert Miller's wife had the privilege of asking President Obama what he could do to help CFS patients like her husband. The President responded that he didn't know a lot about the subject but he would find out about it by asking the NIH etc. and getting back to her. Robert has a chance to have a follow up question answered if you would be willing to help. Go to: http://www.youtube.com/whitehouse. Look on the right hand side of the page for the search box. Type in CFS, Bob Miller and you will be taken to his question for the President. Click on the like sign (thumbs up). Currently the question is in a very good place to be answered. PLEASE HELP !!! "
     
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  2. Sushi

    Sushi Senior Member Albuquerque

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    I did that and tried to click the thumbs up, but a message flashed saying that log-in was required. My name was displayed at the top of the page and I thought I was logged in. Also, I didn't see a place to do a log-in. Anyone had success with this and can advise?

    Sushi
     
  3. Nielk

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    Yes. I logged in at the top there is a log in option. I was able to log in and click the thumbs up.
    Good luck.
     
  4. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member

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    done & gl.
     
  5. Merry

    Merry Senior Member

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    Thanks so much, Nielk. I got the message from the White House a little while ago about asking a question, and I wondered if someone would ask President Obama about CFS research. But I couldn't think my way to what I should do. Now I have voted for Bob's question and another on CFS. Maybe I should go back and vote for all CFS questions. Before I voted, I was not asked to log in. Maybe the White House recognizes my computer?

    I noticed that someone -- more than one person -- has given thumbs down to all the CFS questions.
     
  6. maryb

    maryb iherb code TAK122

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    Only 42 likes for Bob Millers question??
     
  7. maddietod

    maddietod Senior Member

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    I can't vote either. I'm logged in - my name and email address appear at the top right, but it wants me to log in.
     
  8. Sushi

    Sushi Senior Member Albuquerque

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    I've tried to "like" on 3 browsers and each time I was logged in, but it told me to log in order to vote. Wonder why? Evidently he is not getting anything like the right number of thumbs ups. :(

    Sushi
     
  9. Purple

    Purple Bundle of purpliness

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    When going to the website, this message for the first two CFS-related questions appears:
    "This submission has been removed because people believe it is inappropriate."

    Anyone else having this problem/seeing this message?
     
  10. Snow Leopard

    Snow Leopard Hibernating

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    I don't see Bob Miller's question either. Only 'why was Bob Miller's question removed?'. :(
     
  11. *GG*

    *GG* Senior Member

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    Yeah, I noticed that also. Hopefully they get reposted!!

    GG
     
  12. Valentijn

    Valentijn Senior Member

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    I was still able to "like" the missing message, so I did. Hopefully it was just automatically removed when some douchebag reported it, and the owner can put it back up after reviewing it.
     
  13. frenchtulip

    frenchtulip Senior Member

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    Just posted another query about what happened to Mr. Miller's question

    I am wondering if it has been removed not because it was inappropriate but because it has enough votes and has been selected.
     
  14. Nielk

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    I just looked up the website and it clearly says that the question has been removed because "people felt it's inappropriate". I don't get how "other people????????????" have a right to remove a question, Who are these "other people? Are we living in a Communist state? Bob questions why his question has been removed with no apparent answer and it seems lik there is only two hours left for voting!!!! What happened to freedom of speech?
     
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    I think the voting is now closed for voting, at least that is the message I recieved today. I voted for what I could yesterday. To bad I didn't get wind of this sooner.

    GG
     
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    *GG* Senior Member

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    Haven't you heard? our country is going down the tubes, (not much us sickies can do, prepare and try to hold on for the ride!) doubt he would have done much of anything anyways. Just another politician (disaster), so much for change we can believe in! Cannot wait for Nov. 2012!!

    GG
     
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  17. frenchtulip

    frenchtulip Senior Member

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    I emailed the White House

    I emailed the White House to report what had happened to Robert Miller's question and suggested that staff review questions reported as "inappropriate" to be sure they are truly inappropriate and not the target of someone (or several) who want to sabotage a particular topic. Here's hoping I get a response.
     
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  18. Nielk

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    I'm watching it live now here:
    [video=youtube_share;artg9gfOwL4]http://youtu.be/artg9gfOwL4[/video]

    It's all about the economy...
     
  19. Sallysblooms

    Sallysblooms P.O.T.S. now SO MUCH BETTER!

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    I agree!!!!

    I have HOPE we can get rid of all of the awful "changes" that have happened!
     
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