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Should Congress Slash Their Six Figure Salaries?

Jon Russo Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 9:13 AM
I work ten-times harder than anybody in Washington DC. My work boots, busted knuckles, and sweat-stained baseball cap prove it. Yet, I'm forced to pay for Looters who make twice as much and to Moochers who do nothing at all. This, despite the fact that the only things I really need govt to do is fill potholes and keep bad guys off the streets.

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...