[VIDEO, POLL, & VOTES] ~ Ron Paul shuts down Congressional Pay Raise!

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Do you support Ron Paul on this issue?

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  1. Reasoning
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMwzX8hJp7o]YouTube - On Foregoing Congressional Payraise[/ame]

    I give major kudos to Dr. Paul on this! :clap2:

    Blows my mind that there were votes against this measure...

    Why should congress get a pay raise while having 20% approval ratings?

    I will toss up a poll for this as well.

    PRESS RELEASE
    Paul, Mitchell Again Block Congressional Pay Raise


    Washington, D.C. - Congressman Ron Paul and Congressman Harry Mitchell have again stopped the increase in pay that Members of Congress automatically get every year unless it is voted down.

    Their efforts to block the pay raise for 2010 was successful last year, and today their bill to block the pay raise for 2011 passed overwhelmingly in the House after passing the Senate last week.

    "We should not be padding our pocketbooks when our constituents are still tightening their belts and losing their jobs," stated Congressman Paul. "As well, we could continue with this symbolic first step and stop increasing taxes, expanding the federal budget, and spreading our military so thin. These additional measures would do much to begin our economic recovery."

     
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    Give the bastards no more than minimum wage.
     
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    Replace all incumbents. Do away with all automatic raises.
     
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    How about cutting their pay?
     

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