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...
Try this one on for size. No elected official should be paid more than $30,000 annually. No security, no medical benefits. No more PAC groups. Every piece of legislation developed must be finalized by THE PEOPLE in order to become law. Just an opinion, but I think the Executive Branch could be completely phased out.
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