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Sat May 6, 2017, 12:46 PM

Mail my body to Paul Ryan: An extremely morbid way to protest the GOP health-care bill

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‘Mail my body to Paul Ryan’: An extremely morbid way to protest the GOP health-care bill



By Avi Selk May 6 at 9:00 AM

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, by a wide margin, is the Congress member most people want to send their dead ashes to, said the website's creator. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

Mailing human ash is not nearly as complicated as you might think. You basically just need some bubble wrap, a sturdy box and a special label, according the U.S. Postal Service’s handy guide.

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Or maybe (not in pamphlet) you want your own mortal remains shipped to one of the Republican House members who just passed a health-care bill widely expected to strip insurance from millions of people and hike medical costs — just in case that leads to your death.

What started as a morbid joke on Thursday afternoon became by Friday a functional website, and not so much a joke anymore.

Mail Me to the GOP: the brainchild of college junior Zoey Jordan Salsbury, who threw the website together after the vote, and by 3 a.m. had hundreds of submissions on a small server that keeps crashing under the load.

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Reply Mail my body to Paul Ryan: An extremely morbid way to protest the GOP health-care bill (Original post)
riversedge May 2017 OP
no_hypocrisy May 2017 #1
5X May 2017 #2
NCjack May 2017 #3
LeftInTX May 2017 #4

Response to riversedge (Original post)

Sat May 6, 2017, 12:56 PM

1. I dunno. Couple of things not contemplated with the outcome.

1. Paul Ryan could be out of office by the time my ashes show up.
2. My ashes will probably be classified as toxic waste or whatever they call white powder up on Capitol Hill and disposed of accordingly.
3. I don't relish thinking of my remains being flushed down the congressional toilet, leading to the Potomac River.

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #1)

Sat May 6, 2017, 01:32 PM

2. number 3: you'll never know it. n/t

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Sat May 6, 2017, 03:52 PM

3. Dump my ashes on the lawn of my Repug Representative

who voted "Yes" and followed by attending a kegger at the WH.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Sat May 6, 2017, 04:58 PM

4. Dump my casket on his front lawn.

He will have to decide what to do with it.

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