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Pass this on and to your congressperson

Glowpun

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In
three days, most
people in The United States of America
will have this
message.
This is one idea

that really should be passed
around


*Congressional
Reform Act of

2013


1. No Tenure

/ No

Pension.


A
Congressman/woman
collects a salary while in office and
receives no pay when
they're out of office.

2.
Congress (past,
present & future) participates in
Social Security.

All
funds in the
Congressional retirement fund move to the
Social Security
system immediately. All future funds
flow into the Social
Security system, and Congress
participates with the American
people. It may not be
used for any other purpose.

3.
Congress can
purchase their own retirement plan, just as
all Americans do.

4.
Congress will no
longer vote themselves a pay
raise.Congressional pay will rise
by the lower of CPI or 3%.

5.
Congress loses
their current health care system and
participates in the same
health care system as the
American people.

6.
Congress must
equally abide by all laws they impose on
the American people.

7.
All contracts
with past and present Congressmen/women
are void effective
12/31/13. The American people did not
make this contract with
Congressmen/women.


Congressmen/women
made all these contracts for themselves. Serving in
Congress
is an honor, not a career. The Founding Fathers
envisioned
citizen legislators, so ours should serve
their term(s), then
go home and back to work.

The above allegedly from Warren Buffett
 
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Dittohead not!

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In
three days, most
people in The United States of America
will have this
message.
This is one idea

that really should be passed
around


*Congressional
Reform Act of

2013


1. No Tenure

/ No

Pension.


A
Congressman/woman
collects a salary while in office and
receives no pay when
they're out of office.

2.
Congress (past,
present & future) participates in
Social Security.

All
funds in the
Congressional retirement fund move to the
Social Security
system immediately. All future funds
flow into the Social
Security system, and Congress
participates with the American
people. It may not be
used for any other purpose.

3.
Congress can
purchase their own retirement plan, just as
all Americans do.

4.
Congress will no
longer vote themselves a pay
raise.Congressional pay will rise
by the lower of CPI or 3%.

5.
Congress loses
their current health care system and
participates in the same
health care system as the
American people.

6.
Congress must
equally abide by all laws they impose on
the American people.

7.
All contracts
with past and present Congressmen/women
are void effective
12/31/13. The American people did not
make this contract with
Congressmen/women.


Congressmen/women
made all these contracts for themselves. Serving in
Congress
is an honor, not a career. The Founding Fathers
envisioned
citizen legislators, so ours should serve
their term(s), then
go home and back to work.

The above allegedly from Warren Buffett

Tenure? Congress has tenure now?

He forgot to add: If the Congress fails to pass a budget by the deadline, then a new election is triggered in which all seats are up for grabs, and no incumbents are allowed to run.

That should put an end to some of the budget brinksmanship.
 

Carjosse

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He forgot to add: If the Congress fails to pass a budget by the deadline, then a new election is triggered in which all seats are up for grabs, and no incumbents are allowed to run.

Should have been the policy for the government shutdown.
 

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I like that list.


But congress would still have to pass it, right?
 

SMTA

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In
three days, most
people in The United States of America
will have this
message.
This is one idea

that really should be passed
around


*Congressional
Reform Act of

2013


1. No Tenure

/ No

Pension.


A
Congressman/woman
collects a salary while in office and
receives no pay when
they're out of office.

2.
Congress (past,
present & future) participates in
Social Security.

All
funds in the
Congressional retirement fund move to the
Social Security
system immediately. All future funds
flow into the Social
Security system, and Congress
participates with the American
people. It may not be
used for any other purpose.

3.
Congress can
purchase their own retirement plan, just as
all Americans do.

4.
Congress will no
longer vote themselves a pay
raise.Congressional pay will rise
by the lower of CPI or 3%.

5.
Congress loses
their current health care system and
participates in the same
health care system as the
American people.

6.
Congress must
equally abide by all laws they impose on
the American people.

7.
All contracts
with past and present Congressmen/women
are void effective
12/31/13. The American people did not
make this contract with
Congressmen/women.


Congressmen/women
made all these contracts for themselves. Serving in
Congress
is an honor, not a career. The Founding Fathers
envisioned
citizen legislators, so ours should serve
their term(s), then
go home and back to work.

The above allegedly from Warren Buffett

Tldr

Copy and paste much?
 

Diving Mullah

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In
three days, most
people in The United States of America
will have this
message.
This is one idea

that really should be passed
around


*Congressional
Reform Act of

2013


1. No Tenure

/ No

Pension.


A
Congressman/woman
collects a salary while in office and
receives no pay when
they're out of office.

2.
Congress (past,
present & future) participates in
Social Security.

All
funds in the
Congressional retirement fund move to the
Social Security
system immediately. All future funds
flow into the Social
Security system, and Congress
participates with the American
people. It may not be
used for any other purpose.

3.
Congress can
purchase their own retirement plan, just as
all Americans do.

4.
Congress will no
longer vote themselves a pay
raise.Congressional pay will rise
by the lower of CPI or 3%.

5.
Congress loses
their current health care system and
participates in the same
health care system as the
American people.

6.
Congress must
equally abide by all laws they impose on
the American people.

7.
All contracts
with past and present Congressmen/women
are void effective
12/31/13. The American people did not
make this contract with
Congressmen/women.


Congressmen/women
made all these contracts for themselves. Serving in
Congress
is an honor, not a career. The Founding Fathers
envisioned
citizen legislators, so ours should serve
their term(s), then
go home and back to work.

The above allegedly from Warren Buffett

I like all of them...

umm just one question!...how are we going to have congress convinced to pass a bill with such a severe restrictions on congress...

Just keep in mind... the lowest rated congress in history of this country was elected with 90% re election rate!!!

Diving Mullah
 

Dittohead not!

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I like all of them...

umm just one question!...how are we going to have congress convinced to pass a bill with such a severe restrictions on congress...

Just keep in mind... the lowest rated congress in history of this country was elected with 90% re election rate!!!

Diving Mullah

That last statistic is mind blowing, isn't it? It seems no one likes Congress, but everyone likes their Congressman.
 
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