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Fri Sep 6, 2019, 11:26 AM

Anyone else getting repeated robocalls from the Republican National Committee?

The last week or so I have been getting multiple calls a day from what is identified on caller ID as the RNC. If I pick up the phone, a voice asks if ***** not me is here, just a moment ago the call asked for "Jake". Then when I respond, the robo voice says this is a call from the Republican National Committee and POTUS Trump. We will update out records. Thank you. End of call. It makes no difference if I state I am not whomever and cuss or otherwise be hostile. Just surprise at this point the calls continue.

This is sort of a sore issue for me because the Democratic party seems to have zeroed out my zip code since 2016. I live very rural and remote but in California in a low population area in the middle of vast federal land area and the population is about 50% Native American. There are red necks and Trump supporters (a disconnect for me that a NA supports Trump but it is common among the older local NA and younger folks are much more concern with Tribal politics than State or Federal).

The paranoid part of me thinks the multiple calls are some sort of intelligence gathering operation.

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Reply Anyone else getting repeated robocalls from the Republican National Committee? (Original post)
PufPuf23 Sep 2019 OP
tech3149 Sep 2019 #1
PufPuf23 Sep 2019 #3
greatauntoftriplets Sep 2019 #5
gordianot Sep 2019 #2
PufPuf23 Sep 2019 #4
gordianot Sep 2019 #11
PufPuf23 Sep 2019 #13
Totally Tunsie Sep 2019 #6
zipplewrath Sep 2019 #7
PufPuf23 Sep 2019 #9
HAB911 Sep 2019 #8
PufPuf23 Sep 2019 #10
rurallib Sep 2019 #12
tblue37 Sep 2019 #14

Response to PufPuf23 (Original post)

Fri Sep 6, 2019, 11:32 AM

1. Same here but NRCC

I live in a somewhat rural area of W. Pa. I get the calls on both the land line and a VOIP line. I expect it's because this county voted for Cheetolini 2:1 over Clinton.

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Response to tech3149 (Reply #1)

Fri Sep 6, 2019, 11:44 AM

3. My calls are on a land line.

I have a cell phone but it does not work locally, no cell towers nearby and very mountainous terrain. I can Facetime over the Wifi with several friends but the cell is for travel to "town" (regional small urban area 85 mile drive to significant retail, medical, and nearest stop light).

The county voted for Clinton in 2016 and in the 2016 primary gross vote totals were Sanders, Clinton, Trump with Trump less than 50% of either Democratic candidate. The HRC campaign totally ignored where I live but the Sanders and Trump campaigns did not.

Point is I don't think the calls are because this is a Trump/GOP area because it isn't aside from some demographics, small and in decline, and other folks that need there mind examined for function.

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Response to tech3149 (Reply #1)

Fri Sep 6, 2019, 11:48 AM

5. That's what I'm getting daily.

I never pick up. I live in Cook County, IL, which voted heavily against Spanky and in the Chicago area that he disses and doesn't visit. Go figure.

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Response to PufPuf23 (Original post)

Fri Sep 6, 2019, 11:33 AM

2. I actually got a knock at my door by a local (R) candidate.

I unloaded this will not happen again. I do get letters from Pence with polls but thankfully no calls.

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Response to gordianot (Reply #2)

Fri Sep 6, 2019, 11:46 AM

4. I wasn't kidding about my paranoia.

I can see some dark political strategist systematically calling landlines by computer and compiling the information for some political use.

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Response to PufPuf23 (Reply #4)

Fri Sep 6, 2019, 12:27 PM

11. Having dealt with paranoid people they often have good reasons to feel paranoid.

The giveaway is when you think something or someone is implanting thoughts into your brain. A segment of the Federal Government that still just barely works says there is good reason to be concerned about manipulation.

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Response to gordianot (Reply #11)

Fri Sep 6, 2019, 12:57 PM

13. Think my paranoia is more practical/realistic than clinical.

No direct implants of thoughts and I seldom watch TV news. We are most certainly groomed and deliberately confused as a society. But repeated intrusive calls on landline is another matter. Plus hard to tell what the RNC calls really want. Mostly I don't pick up any calls unless I recognize the caller. Plus my message function is full. I irritate some caring friends because of my phone habits (don't answer) and that I live in boonies and am under treatment for non-Hodgkins lymphoma)

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Response to PufPuf23 (Original post)

Fri Sep 6, 2019, 11:49 AM

6. Yes - at least once daily for the past couple of months.

I continually block their calls, but they just come back with another number. Thank heavens for Caller ID!







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Response to PufPuf23 (Original post)

Fri Sep 6, 2019, 11:58 AM

7. you're not paranoid

I've gotten a few of these. I suspect it is from GOP organizations that are trying to build call lists for future activities.

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Response to zipplewrath (Reply #7)

Fri Sep 6, 2019, 12:08 PM

9. I wish that the Democratic party would call.

Seems what works for the GOP would work for the Democratic party.



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Response to HAB911 (Reply #8)

Fri Sep 6, 2019, 12:15 PM

10. LOL I don't have time nor inclination nor a dog to

crap on the floor.

I would totally ignore the calls but picked one up and then several other times just to see what had to say. The calls are quickly terminated with the statement that the records will be updated after I say there is no "****" here, no questioning or asking for donations.

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Response to PufPuf23 (Original post)

Fri Sep 6, 2019, 12:40 PM

12. No calls - maybe because I don't answer if I don't know them buy I get mail

from their party, from the NRA and from RW groups.

The only thing I can guess is that I am white, male senior in a rural area.

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Response to PufPuf23 (Original post)

Fri Sep 6, 2019, 01:51 PM

14. Yeah. nt

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