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

FinalRac Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 2:55 PM
Radical Dem James Moran of Va. was pumping for more Govt. public sector raises all across the board in the House an hour ago. Pub D. Issa was speaking out against this as silly since the House will now have to vote even more , some 330 billion in more spending via taxes. This is now an absurdity. The House should say NO to this Biden-Mitch deal and let the WH stew and lie some more. Americans just do not realize how Bama has won this match and taken us down the road to socialist bankruptcy. They just think, he is hammering the so called rich. Yikes. Oh, Happy New Year.

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...