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Thread: Should congressional salaries be the first thing on the chopping block?

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    Should congressional salaries be the first thing on the chopping block?

    If the debt ceiling is not raised, should congressional salaries be the first thing we don't pay?

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    Re: Should congressional salaries be the first thing on the chopping block?

    OH helz yeah.

    I bet you their pay didn't even skp a beat last time eventhough my husband and I had to jump through hoops not ot have crap auto-pay and bounce like a freaking flubber ball through the bank. Took us one month to get past a mere pay-delay.
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    Re: Should congressional salaries be the first thing on the chopping block?

    I agree spiker, this is one bit of populism I could get behind.

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    Re: Should congressional salaries be the first thing on the chopping block?

    This is an obvious yes. It won't help anything really, but it will make me feel better.

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    Re: Should congressional salaries be the first thing on the chopping block?

    agreed

    sadly many of the programs that are not constitutional have created so many addicts that anyone who had the balls to cut said programs would face a hailstorm of entitlement junkies calling for his head

    congressional pensions are outrageous-I'd start cutting them big time to start with

    presidential staff is another joke-do you know how many staff members the unelected unofficial position of first lady gets?



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    Re: Should congressional salaries be the first thing on the chopping block?

    I would not only stop payment on congressional salaries, I would also ensure their only health care option is Obamacare.
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    Re: Should congressional salaries be the first thing on the chopping block?

    I mean how great of an idea would it be to let them decide their own salaries?
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    Re: Should congressional salaries be the first thing on the chopping block?

    Cut their pay, their healthcare, any pension, and any other tax payer paid benefit.. Failure to do their job should have consequences.. It does for everyone else..

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    Re: Should congressional salaries be the first thing on the chopping block?

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    how many staff members the unelected unofficial position of first lady gets?
    More than one and it counts as an orgy.

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    Re: Should congressional salaries be the first thing on the chopping block?

    Why can't it be if the Budget is not balanced they all are out of office within 2 weeks and the budget goes back to when it was balanced and it's automatic

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