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Should Congress Slash Their Six Figure Salaries?

dpick Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 9:26 PM
Sorry Daniel, I didn't even read your column. This isn't ever going to happen. They are just like a guy I work with, he thinks he's the hardest working man on the plant, but he's the biggest slacker! Self absorbed ninny.

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...