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    Re: Ann Kirkpatrick calls for Congressional pay cut

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    While that part may seem reasonable, it's still not even a drop in the bucked. It's maybe a few water molecules in the bucket.
    Just because it is few molecules in a bucket of water does not mean I want it wasted or that somehow it is not significant.Those few molecules can go to fund something else or go towards paying off the debt. Should money be wasted just because it is a drop in the bucket,should people get tax payer money to study cockroaches,cocaine in monkeys, gays in south American bars , why balls sometimes itch for no reason or some other frivolous project?
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    Re: Ann Kirkpatrick calls for Congressional pay cut

    There is nothing whatever frivolous about itchy balls, as anyone who possesses a pair will tell you.
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    Re: Ann Kirkpatrick calls for Congressional pay cut

    Is Kirkpatrick the congresswoman that is nicknamed "The Desert Rose"?


    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    I'll take Congressmen obeying the Constitution, showing integrity for their jobs, and the installation of true oversight well before any pay cut. Pay cuts are superficial things which won't save us money and since most people in Congress are rich; doesn't really matter to them anyway.
    NYC's Bloomberg only takes $1 in pay since he still is major share holder of Bloomberg media.
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    Re: Ann Kirkpatrick calls for Congressional pay cut

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    Just because it is few molecules in a bucket of water does not mean I want it wasted or that somehow it is not significant.Those few molecules can go to fund something else or go towards paying off the debt. Should money be wasted just because it is a drop in the bucket,should people get tax payer money to study cockroaches,cocaine in monkeys, gays in south American bars , why balls sometimes itch for no reason or some other frivolous project?
    You're not even going to make a noticeable scratch in the deficit with 7 million dollars. Government is on a completely different scale than individuals are. I would rather focus on things which can make a bigger impact before I worry about 7 million dollars over 2 years.
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    Re: Ann Kirkpatrick calls for Congressional pay cut

    Quote Originally Posted by soccerboy22 View Post
    it looks like everyone can come together and support something.
    Probably the whole nation can get behind this. Let's see.. 99% of voters vs. congress. I wonder who will win?

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    Re: Ann Kirkpatrick calls for Congressional pay cut

    It's a bath towel in a hurricane. Symbolic gesture that isn't going to make us any less wet.
    He touched her over her bra and underpants, she says, and guided her hand to touch him over his underwear
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    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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