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Should Congress Slash Their Six Figure Salaries?

waynesteapartyworld Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 6:28 PM
All these lifer, government robber barons should, at a minimum, be removed from their fat, zero deductible health plans and lifetime pensions, and be required to buy their own health insurance and a 401k plan, or else go onto Obamacare.
Rebecca239 Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 2:41 AM
I am all for removing all their ill-gotten wealth while "SERVING" the American people. If their constituents could only save 1% of their pay then anything ABOVE that 1% of the thieving politicians' should be taken back and put toward the debt. It's time to stop their STEALING from the taxpayers.
Jerry555 Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 6:31 PM
People like Schumer, Reid, Waxman, Pelosi, lifers...et al.

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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...