Rep. who is not getting paid? Moonlight.

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  1. emptystep
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    Representatives who have their pay cut should moonlight. These two Representatives moonlight as board members of the NRA. If you are on an important committee you too can find a position as a VP or board member from some company or organization who has an interest in buying your vote. A job fair will be organized on the Mall later this month. Please attend as there are companies who understand your valuableness even if the House Republican leadership does not.

    (thank you, NRA Board of Directors , for supplying these informative bio's)
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    CONGRESSMAN DON E. YOUNG
    FORT YUKON, ALASKA
    Member and former Chairman of House Natural Resources Committee. Current member of NRA Board of Directors. Executive Council Chair of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus. Avid hunter and sportsman. Unfailingly committed to the protection of the Second Amendment. Voted against Brady Bill and "Assault Weapons" ban. Successfully amended 1993 Crime Bill to include provision protecting hunters' rights. Author of legislation permitting pilots to carry a handgun onboard commercial carriers. Original co-sponsor of legislation repealing the "Assault Weapons" ban. 2000 recipient of the Outdoor Life Conservation Award. Past recipient of: Alaska Second Amendment Coalition Award; NRA Defender of Individual Rights Award; Americans for Constitutional Action Distinguished Service Award. Served as Alaska's lone Representative in the U.S. House since 1973. Served in the U.S. Army 1955-1957, 41st Tank Battalion.

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    THE HONORABLE DAN BOREN
    Congressman Dan Boren was first elected in 2004 to the U.S. House of Representatives from Oklahoma's 2nd District, which contains the 25 counties of eastern Oklahoma. As an avid shooter, outdoorsman, hunter, and ranch-owner, Representative Boren has made protecting and promoting the Second Amendment a cornerstone of his public service record in both the Oklahoma State Legislature and the U.S. House of Representatives. Boren is a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association. Boren has served as Co-Chair of both the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC) and the House Second Amendment Task Force in the U.S. House during the 111th Congress. He also currently serves on the House Natural Resources Committee, Armed Services Committee, and House Intelligence Committee. Congressman Boren and his wife Andrea reside in Muskogee, Oklahoma with their two children Janna and Hunter.
     
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    The NRA really frightens you, doesn't it? It should... Democrats are going to learn the hard way that the NRA isn't composed of "gun nuts". Just ask Bill Clinton.
     
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    I simply used the NRA as an example. You are welcome to add any other organization who have sitting Congressmen on the payroll.
     
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    I don't see anything that says they are in PAID positions, are you just making assumptions?
     
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    Are you making assumptions they are not?
     
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    Give them term limits too. If they moonlight they might be able to remember what a real job is like once they have to step down.
     
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    the NRA lost every race it put money into this election cycle.

    so what were you saying?

    here's the real deal... the GOP should worry that it needs to cut loose the NRA

    90% of the country approves of tightening background checks

    70% or 80% of NRA members approve of tightening background checks and closing the gun show loophole

    and 80% of republicans approve of shutting the gun show loophole and tightening background checks.

    no one cares what the NRA has to say right now. the brand was wrecked when they let the wackadoodle speak.
     
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    I really did not want to make this about the NRA but in searching for exactly how much the board members make I found this. I did find that the NRA rewards those who actively support the cause very well with their $300M annual budget. Pay those dues.

    This is one of three pages. Just a little something to remind one who will be there for you.
    Name Office Total Contributions
    Fincher, Steve (R-TN) House $9,900
    Renacci, Jim (R-OH) House $9,900
    Mandel, Josh (R-OH) Senate $9,450
    Berg, Rick (R-ND) House $7,450
    Cantor, Eric (R-VA) House $7,450
    Coffman, Mike (R-CO) House $7,450
    Labrador, Raul (R-ID) House $7,100
    Thompson, Tommy G (R-WI) Senate $7,000
    Carter, John (R-TX) House $6,950
    Heller, Dean (R-NV) Senate $6,950
    Matheson, Jim (D-UT) House $6,950
    Allen, George (R-VA) Senate $6,450
    Gosar, Paul (R-AZ) House $5,950
    King, Steven A (R-IA) House $5,950
    Romney, Mitt (R) Pres $5,850
    Barrasso, John A (R-WY) Senate $5,308
    Dingell, John D (D-MI) House $5,000
    Hatch, Orrin G (R-UT) Senate $5,000
    Murphy, Tim (R-PA) House $5,000
    Rogers, Hal (R-KY) House $5,000
    Ross, Mike (D-AR) House $5,000
    Runyan, Jon (R-NJ) House $5,000
    Simpson, Mike (R-ID) House $5,000
    Barrow, John (D-GA) House $4,950
    Benishek, Dan (R-MI) House $4,950
    Canseco, Francisco (R-TX) House $4,950
    Corker, Bob (R-TN) Senate $4,950
    Holden, Tim (D-PA) House $4,950
    Mourdock, Richard E (R-IN) Senate $4,950
    Rigell, Scott (R-VA) House $4,950
    Sessions, Pete (R-TX) House $4,950
    Shuler, Heath (D-NC) House $4,950
    Stearns, Cliff (R-FL) House $4,950
    Wicker, Roger (R-MS) Senate $4,950
    Blackburn, Marsha (R-TN) House $4,500
    Flores, Bill (R-TX) House $4,500
    Manchin, Joe (D-WV) Senate $4,500
    Smith, Lamar (R-TX) House $4,500
    Terry, Lee (R-NE) House $4,500
    Tipton, Scott (R-CO) House $4,500
    Griffith, Morgan (R-VA) House $4,150
    Amodei, Mark (R-NV) House $4,000
    Bartlett, Roscoe G (R-MD) House $4,000
    Bucshon, Larry (R-IN) House $4,000
    Chandler, Ben (D-KY) House $4,000
    Coble, Howard (R-NC) House $4,000
    Griffin, Tim (R-AR) House $4,000
    Johnson, Timothy (R-IL) House $4,000
    Miller, Jeff (R-FL) House $4,000
    Yoder, Kevin (R-KS) House $4,000
    Bishop, Sanford D Jr (D-GA) House $3,650
    Cole, Tom (R-OK) House $3,500
    Critz, Mark (D-PA) House $3,500
    Duffy, Sean P (R-WI) House $3,500
    Granger, Kay (R-TX) House $3,500
    Schilling, Bobby (R-IL) House $3,500
    Upton, Fred (R-MI) House $3,500
    Walorski, Jackie (R-IN) House $3,500
    McCaul, Michael (R-TX) House $3,150
    Nunnelee, Alan (R-MS) House $3,150
    Bachus, Spencer (R-AL) House $3,000
    Denham, Jeff (R-CA) House $3,000
    Ellmers, Renee (R-NC) House $3,000
    Fischer, Deb (R-NE) Senate $3,000
    Gibbs, Bob (R-OH) House $3,000
    Graves, Tom (R-GA) House $3,000
    Harris, Andy (R-MD) House $3,000
    Hensarling, Jeb (R-TX) House $3,000
    Hochul, Kathleen (D-NY) House $3,000
    Huizenga, Bill (R-MI) House $3,000
    Hurt, Robert (R-VA) House $3,000
    Johnson, Sam (R-TX) House $3,000
    Kissell, Larry (D-NC) House $3,000
    Latham, Tom (R-IA) House $3,000
    LaTourette, Steve (R-OH) House $3,000
    Michaud, Mike (D-ME) House $3,000
    Moran, Jerry (R-KS) Senate $3,000
    Perry, Scott (R-PA) House $3,000
    Ribble, Reid (R-WI) House $3,000
    Roskam, Peter (R-IL) House $3,000
    Ryan, Tim (D-OH) House $3,000
    Schrader, Kurt (D-OR) House $3,000
    Sullivan, John (R-OK) House $3,000
    Walden, Greg (R-OR) House $3,000
    Quayle, Ben (R-AZ) House $2,600
    Altmire, Jason (D-PA) House $2,500
    Altschuler, Randy (R-NY) House $2,500
    Baca, Joe (D-CA) House $2,500
    Barr, Andy (R-KY) House $2,500
    Bilbray, Brian P (R-CA) House $2,500
    Boehner, John (R-OH) House $2,500
    Buerkle, Ann Marie (R-NY) House $2,500
    Cardoza, Dennis (D-CA) House $2,500
    Franks, Trent (R-AZ) House $2,500
    Gibson, Chris (R-NY) House $2,500
    Guthrie, Brett (R-KY) House $2,500
    Hayworth, Nan (R-NY) House $2,500
    Heck, Joe (R-NV) House $2,500
    Kelly, Jesse (R-AZ) House $2,500
    Kingston, Jack (R-GA) House $2,500
     

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    Considering it would be an ethics violation, I would bet they're not. Funny, didn't even see their names on the contribution list.
     
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    What is frighting is that people don't mind this colossal conflict of interest. Lobbyists now run our government but as long as its an issue (editorial) "you" happen to agree with, (editorial) "you're" okay with it.

    The lobbyists pay the congressperson.
    Do you really believe the congressperson will then vote against the interests of the lobbyist?

    Why doesn't that frighten (editorial) "you"?
     

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