Congressmen supposedly want to hear from their constituents regarding the bailout. Unfortunately, many people are receiving the following auto response after shooting emails to their House Representatives to say "Hi? Could you please pass this thing? Thx" or "Fuck Fat Felines":
The House of Representatives is currently experiencing an extraordinarily high amount of email traffic. The Write Your Representative function is therefore intermittantly [sic] available. While we realize communicating to your Members of Congress is critical, we suggest attempting to do so at a later time, when demand is not so high. System engineers are working to resolve this issue and we appreciate your patience.