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Get A Bill Passed, Mr. Speaker

jrischel Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 6:01 PM
Why is it when the Senate or Congress talk about intitlement spending cuts they nevr mention cutting any of thier intitlements such as the HUGE salaries they draw for doing nothing in thier part time jobs Or their ridiculouse FREE medical coverage Or their retirement ALL FUNDED by the tax payers they are FAILING to be looking out for! But instead let's cut ss and medicare benefits for those that paid into it ALL their working lives ! Instead of getting the drunks;/ drug addicts and others that never paid into the program off Why not defer their retirment money into ss and medicare and they get the same as the rest of the people and why is it they get free medical and are excempt from obama care that the rest of us have to deal with!!!

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