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A Penalty for Harry

Kibitzer Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 2:37 PM
The 27th Amendment provides that that “no law, varying the compensation for the services of the senators and representatives, shall take effect, until an election of representatives shall have intervened.” This may be a problem for the GOP plan to withhold pay for failure to produce a budget.

WASHINGTON -- A couple of weeks ago, I elaborated on how Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had at the time failed for three straight years to write up a budget in the Senate, thereby breaking the law three -- now four -- years running. I said that he should write up a budget in part to inform the citizenry how their tax dollars were being spent. How much was going to the Pentagon and our nation's security? How much was going into green fantasies like Solyndra and payoffs to the Democratic Party's friends. That would be friendly fascism, the left's...