Tell Congress To Take A Pay Cut!

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Tell Congress To Take A Pay Cut!

As the economy continues to lean closer toward a depression and Americans are losing their jobs and homes we ask that our elected officials do their part to help spread the wealth.

We want all members of congress to take an immediate 25% pay cut and that a wage-freeze begin immediately. This wage-freeze should remain in effect until the economy has completely recovered.

We want our elected members of congress to begin paying into social security instead of their privately funded retirement program.

We want our elected members of congress to pay their own way to and from work and for their meals (like the rest of us) instead of using a government expense account. This should also include using your own vehicle versus a government car.

These are hard times in America and your jobs are secure at least until the next election. Ours are not. We are losing our homes and forced to pay into social security and being a public servant should not equate to being an elitist.

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I think it is an outrage to make schools , government workers , and people on social security to take cuts while senators continue to rip people off and make six figure incomes per year . I read that one candidate for president plans to abolish teacher's lounges .Teachers actually work hard and help people . Something politicians need to work on ! so Let's abolish his own lounge for corrupt politicians !
Get rid of having to file income tax returns by setting something like an across the board 6% income tax for everyone equally 4% going to federal and 2% going to state. Elimanating the expense of prosesing returns. It also takes one less thing off the board for politicians to argue about.
By doing these things I'm sure there will be great savings in the budget. DON'T BOTHER OUR MILITARY ACTIVE OR RETIRED!!!
Before you cut Military and Retired military pay take a pay cut yourself. You ask everyone else to make sacrifices so put be a leader and do the same thing.
People elected to public office do not represent me; they do not "lobby" for me as they should, but listen to all the lobbyists. Who do they help? Only want my money!
As a Active duty military spouse I see first hand how these budget cuts impact military families. Stop the bleeding already.....
Our military personal and technology need the money more then goverment? Please protect our country and our men an women in arms
Work like we do for barely nothing and will never be able to retire..
I truly believe this statement: We want our elected members of congress to begin paying into social security instead of their privately funded retirement program.
Why are we paying Congress a salary when they are not doing any work; they certainly are not attending to any law making or ? Plus, they are never in Washington D.C to attend to business!
Public servant means to serve the public! This madness needs to come to an end!! The government will not survive forever by forcing all the hardship to fall on the backs of the most helpless people and even causing their deaths.
Full salary and benefits for life? Why not free meals, and cars ?