Buddhadev Baruah
Buddhadev Baruah

This money spent from the TAX PAYERS' expences must be recovered from the members of the Congress.The country is broke and due to recession hundreds of Jobs have been lost.

The State of Oklahoma is in dire straits due to the extensive damage by the Tornado.The recovered Tax Payers money should bre spent on releif in this State. Precious lives have been lost and it will take years for the damage to be undone.

Billy Angus
Billy Angus

I think it's time to end the politicians' taxpayer-paid perks
and make them work 5 days a week at minimum/living wage
like everybody else!!!
No more 6 or 7-figure salaries or voting themselves pay raises!!
Enough is enough!!!
It's time for the American people to take to the streets
and literally shake up the status quo in HUGE fashion!!

Mary Orlowski McFerson
Mary Orlowski McFerson
  • Billy Angus

Yeah, we bust our butts and scramble for a few crumbles while the fat cat politicians cruise the world in luxury and are rewarded with extravagant perks....this makes NO SENSE! Use the power of the vote and get these old farts OUT!

Adrian Rogers
Adrian Rogers

Governments should make it a rule that if politicians want to go on overseas trips it is not done at the taxpayers expense. If they were no longer able to offset this sort of thing against tax, or, even better if a government said that any overseas trips were to be paid for by the politician concerned, they would all suddenly find these things weren't so necessary after all.

Russell Novkov
Russell Novkov

They have their priorities,because if they really cared,they would put people first.

Elizabeth Irby
Elizabeth Irby

Politicians are making a big effort to line their own pockets. Most often that is why they go into politics. Contacts. It takes a special person to even be in politics - often greedy and no conscience.

Chris Minich
Chris Minich

Oh come on , I know most of those guys were busy at home in their own districts helping out their constituents with local matters, anyways look at all the jobs their giving the travel industry. You want them to create jobs=messaging from the Gates of Delirium

Joseph Gomes
Joseph Gomes
  • Chris Minich

Not just these out-of-control Congress spenders on lavish vacations shamelessly puppets of the Corprations. But also the 4 largest Banks have matter-of-factly gotten much bigger than ever before, since the financial calamity or economic disaster they plunged average Americans into. The tax payers’ bailout further helped them to recuperate even more triumphantly, while leaving Main St in the dark chamber of despair & deeper crisis, compared to a death sentence. What is the Gov. doing about...

Not just these out-of-control Congress spenders on lavish vacations shamelessly puppets of the Corprations. But also the 4 largest Banks have matter-of-factly gotten much bigger than ever before, since the financial calamity or economic disaster they plunged average Americans into. The tax payers’ bailout further helped them to recuperate even more triumphantly, while leaving Main St in the dark chamber of despair & deeper crisis, compared to a death sentence. What is the Gov. doing about this boiling point detonator? Except squarely allowing these Big Banks to continuously expand in sizes as if there is no tomorrow. I say it’s a sense of urgency to chop them up into smaller Banks the sooner the better, before they revisit their old habits. And it shall expectedly be the poor again as usual paying the price. We urge Sen. Warren to pragmatically put pressure, without stop until they run out of excuses not to b’coz time is hardheadedly of essence; which once more we can’t afford not to.

Chris Minich
Chris Minich
  • Chris Minich

What will it take for Americans to stop coming down with amnesia every time some one of either party is elected to tackle those problems instead of letting congress play their partisan games till til the next election and someone of the opposite party is elected and we hear every complaint in the world again instead the main problem of which you stated. We need people in this country to worry about whose screwing who instead of dressing up in patriot clothing and spewing all that Founding...

What will it take for Americans to stop coming down with amnesia every time some one of either party is elected to tackle those problems instead of letting congress play their partisan games till til the next election and someone of the opposite party is elected and we hear every complaint in the world again instead the main problem of which you stated. We need people in this country to worry about whose screwing who instead of dressing up in patriot clothing and spewing all that Founding Father crap over and over again.. Michael Moore doesn't need to cloak himself in the constitution to tell what the problem is. We do not have to listen to ever Tom Dick and Harry who declares something unconstitutional. We should listen to people like Elizabeth Warren or Al Franklin who really are trying to work on the right track. I wish there were more of them to!

Sergio Andres Solis
Sergio Andres Solis

The representatives and senators should not be wasting our tax-dollars needlessly, if that is the case for the entire $1.5 million.
God bless most of you!

Glenn Alan Shoemaker
Glenn Alan Shoemaker

PURE BS! DAMN THEM TO HELL!

Donna Metzler
Donna Metzler

Notice that Columbia is one of THE MOST visited? Making deals with drug cartels?

Loranda Williams
Loranda Williams

Confused , America is broke but congress can afford to take expensive trips and charged it to the taxpayers if you are a good liar and want the people to pay for your expenses then become a politian the biggest mobsters of all time. Something to think about

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