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Old 03-13-2012, 04:47 PM   #1
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Arrow Many like idea of cutting off congressional pay for budget inaction

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/...sional-pay-fo/
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Old 03-13-2012, 04:53 PM   #2
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They'll just solicit a few more lobbyist to make up the difference.
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Old 03-13-2012, 07:37 PM   #3
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“If this body can’t find a way to do what we have been sent here to do by the American people, which is to cut spending and reduce our nation’s outrageous $15 trillion deficit, then we don’t deserve to get paid.”
At least half the members have no interest in cutting spending and reducing the deficit, and don't believe that is the purpose for which they were sent to Washington. Pretty hard to build a bridge when half the workers are tearing it back down.
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