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Should Congress Slash Their Six Figure Salaries?

JoJoXXX Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 4:45 PM
It would be much better if they slashed their wrists.
jay_p Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 11:02 PM
Why don't you go first and show them how it's done.
Cincinnatius Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 5:04 PM
I love it! YOU are a genius! We would profit in two ways; money uselessly spent and good air uselessly breathed by congress. YES!!!!

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...