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emilyg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-05-11 05:30 PM
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Unfair to the average worker
















It is such as this that really makes things unfair to the average working person. There should be something we could do.

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Found this interesting: Children of congress members do not have to pay back their college student loans. How nice!

Monday on Fox news they learned that the staffers of Congress family members are exempt from having to pay back student loans. (Which essentially means that Congressmens pay is several thousand per year more than their salaries. This pay of course is tax-free.) This will get national attention if other news networks will broadcast it. When you add this to the below, just where will all of it stop?

35 States file lawsuit against the Federal Government

Governors of 35 states have filed suit against the Federal Government for imposing unlawful burdens upon them. It only takes 38 (of the 50) States to convene a Constitutional Convention.

This will take less than thirty seconds to read. If you agree, please pass it on.

This is an idea that we should address.

For too long we have been too complacent about the workings of Congress. Many citizens had no idea that members of Congresscould retire with the same pay after only one term, that they specifically exempted themselves from many of the laws they have passed (such as being exempt from any fear of prosecution for sexual harassment) while ordinary citizens must live under those laws. The latest is to exempt themselves from the Healthcare Reform... in all of its forms. Somehow, that doesn't seem logical. We do not have an elite that is above the law. I truly don't care if they are Democrat, Republican, Independent or whatever. The self-serving must stop.

If each person that receives this will forward it on to 20 people, in three days, most people in The United States of America will have the message. This is one proposal that really should be passed around.

Proposed 28th Amendment to the United States Constitution: "Congress shall make no law that applies to the citizens of the United States that does not apply equally to the Senators and/or Representatives; and, Congress shall make no law that applies to the Senators and/or Representatives that does not apply equally to the citizens of the United States ."


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dems_rightnow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-05-11 05:34 PM
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1. I fixed it for you.
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emilyg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-05-11 08:04 PM
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4. Thank you so much. I got it
in e-mail.
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Angry Dragon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-05-11 05:34 PM
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2. Do you have a link for information??
Edited on Mon Dec-05-11 05:39 PM by Angry Dragon
Nevermind.........
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badtoworse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-05-11 05:39 PM
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3. Recommended. I like the amendment.
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