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Dem Rep to Obama: We Really Shouldn’t Be Getting a Raise

Manuel40 Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 2:50 PM
Once again Obama does what he does best. Give away the taxpayer's hard earned money. It's not his money so what does he care. He has already bought the Welfare Folks, The Food Stamp People, The Long lines of The Unemployed, The Labor Unions and now the Members of Congress. All these using the taxpayer's money. This bum should have been impeached a long time ago if only the house introduced resolution would stand a chance of passing the senate vote.

Last week President Obama signed an executive order to end the pay freeze on federal employees, meaning that some federal workers like Vice President Biden, the Supreme Court and yes, members of Congress—will be getting a raise. The amounts—though varied—weren’t too significant in the grand scheme of things but it was the principle and timing of the matter that was troubling.

Now, The Weekly Standard is reporting that John Barrow (D-Ga), a member of the Blue Dog Coalition, is moving to block the pay increase:

The move, led by John Barrow of Georgia, is to...