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You are urged to write you Senators and Congressmen something like:

Although you have made it clear that you will vote for the stimulus bill, you have the power to slow down the process long enough to correct a huge injustice in the conference report.

Please tell Sen. Reid that you will not be able to vote for the bill until the bill clarifies that jobs created by the stimulus must go to American workers and others who are legally authorized to work in this country.

I am sure you do not want this bill you have created to spend this precious money hiring illegal foreign workers. Please decline to pass the bill until the E-Verify protections passed by the House are put back in

The bill in current conference form is akin to shipping bullets to terrorists.

Tucano Fulano

Big Bear, CA

Feb 12 2009 - 9:49pm

Web Letter

If, as von Hoffman says, "This is the time to make employing people as inexpensive as possible, then tax cuts on wages are the best stimulus direction. This is particularly true of local wage taxes like Philadelphia's noted job-killer that has done so much to shrink the city's economic base.

John D. Froelich

Upper Darby , PA

Feb 12 2009 - 12:32pm

Web Letter

For a different kind of letter, as opposed to writing about your troubles, why not try your hand at a little invective? A little humor, blended delicately, of course, with the glory of sweet (and anonymous) revenge, never hurt anyone... Check out the Letters to Your Former Employer blog. If you're interested in adding your own letter, write us. From one unemployed civilian to the next, don't let yourself be a casualty of this faulty economy! Write back!

Alison Ratener

New York, NY

Feb 11 2009 - 11:21pm