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Fri Jan 18, 2013, 08:43 PM

"No Budget - No Pay"

Perfect response to this silliness over at HuffPo:

Congressional Salary: $174,000 per year
Average biannual reelection costs (2012): $1,607,460
Percent from corporate donors: 84.3%
Average House earmark (2010): $26,473,764 per member
Liability for insider trading: none

And you think they are motivated by a paycheck?


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/PrehensileOne/eric-cantor-debt-ceiling_n_2505001_223135666.html


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Response to SHRED (Original post)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 09:12 PM

1. I think their salaries are almost irrelevant to them. So much other big money... nt

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Response to Mnemosyne (Reply #1)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 09:23 PM

2. True. Don't penalize them by stopping their pay.

Penalize them by declaring them ineligible for election to any political office or employment in any government capacity for life. That will get their attention.

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Response to Mr.Bill (Reply #2)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 09:25 PM

3. They should be ashamed to even accept a paycheck for what they have done. Small change to them. nt

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