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Dem Rep to Obama: We Really Shouldn’t Be Getting a Raise

Biggbear51 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 1:16 AM
Instead of a pay increase they should, according to all that is right in this land, take a pay cut of up to 75% as no one in office today has yet to do they're job.

Last week President Obama signed an executive order to end the pay freeze on federal employees, meaning that some federal workers like Vice President Biden, the Supreme Court and yes, members of Congress—will be getting a raise. The amounts—though varied—weren’t too significant in the grand scheme of things but it was the principle and timing of the matter that was troubling.

Now, The Weekly Standard is reporting that John Barrow (D-Ga), a member of the Blue Dog Coalition, is moving to block the pay increase:

The move, led by John Barrow of Georgia, is to...