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Should Congress Slash Their Six Figure Salaries?

CardSenseJimmyBond Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 1:39 PM
Come on! Give them O-3 pay but make them pass a PT test and qualify with the basic weapon issued to infanrymen before letting them take office!
SugarLandSteve Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 2:19 PM
GodsLaws Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 1:50 PM
I don't care so much about the PT test. But a test of American history and the Constitution is totally appropriate.
GodsLaws Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 1:49 PM
I don't care so much about the PT test. But a test of American history and the Constitution is totally appropriate.
GodsLaws Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 1:49 PM
I don't care so much about the PT test. But a test of American history and the Constitution is totally appropriate.
SugarLandSteve Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 1:48 PM
I agree with the PT test and range qualifying...but pay them as an Officer?? C'mon, man! LOL
James____Tx Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 1:42 PM
OK, but I think they should have to do a tour of duty in whatever Sh!thole or political mess they send our folks into.

It’s a well-established fact that members of Congress more often than not leave Washington far richer than when they arrived. (Just look at how Harry Reid made his money, for example). But at a time of such high unemployment and trillion dollar-plus deficits, should members of Congress really be making $174,000 a year? Perhaps they should. But while this never-ending debate rages on, it’s comforting to know that at least some Congressional lawmakers (mostly Republicans, it seems) recognize the glaring disconnect between Washington’s rich and famous and the average working American. And, to their credit, they are trying to...