Mary Gardiner
Mary Gardiner

I think that any time there are cuts like the sequester, we should start with congressional paychecks.

Kenny Bounds
Kenny Bounds

to the comment department I tried twice to leave comments not on this particular subject and I was cut of twice... if I'm going to say some thing it might take more than 1 sentence I' ll hurry so you don't cut me off why don't you put up multable amswers that way ican click on the box. or I could write " "that's a shame"... its like what I composed don't matter...

Pearl Groefsema
Pearl Groefsema

I signed the petition but I want to include the President in the mix. No more use Air Force One for vacations for his family while so many are are furloughed. It was his idea afterall and trying to push the blame on to others is ridiculous!

Sue Woodell
Sue Woodell

Aren't they supposed to work "for the people"? Try working for Minimum Wage, live on a 1.7% pay raise or no pay raise, and see if they are eating Beluga Caviar and drinking Crystal then.

Greg Cavanaugh
Greg Cavanaugh

Everyday I just get further baffled by this kind of behavior....What happened to this country , really?

Gail Bleckman
Gail Bleckman

I feel like much of the hold up has more to do with this president NOT doing his job- he needs to stop the deceitful manipulations, the campaigning, the attempts to brainwash the nation.... stop acting like a big baby with this apparent smear campaign against anyone who disagrees with him and realize that he's not getting a larger surplus. I'm more on Boehner's side of this than anyone else's- Obama's NOT doing the job of the office. I want him fired.

Stephanie Ann Fucello-Rowan

NO WORK, NO PAY SEEMS FAIR. BUT WHAT IS FAIR ANYMORE IN AMERICA. OUR AMERICAN CONGRESS PEOPLE SHOULD HAVE TO PLAY BY THE SAME RULES, BUT WILL THEY EVER!

Rock Mollica
Rock Mollica

These bozos wouldn't last 30 days in the real working world. They only work 100 days, get absolutely nothing done and they can't be fired.

Rhett Butler
Rhett Butler

Congress....the only job where the employee feels they have the right to elect them selves a pay raise and they just take it! What other job out there can offer part time hours with a 6-figure salary? Want to make cuts? Begin with their "entitlements" such as free health care, a 6-figure "retirement" pension and taxpayer paid travel expenses. In the 1950's when my grandfather was a senator in Nebraska there was no paid travel (he bought his own ticket, paid for his own gas and upkeep of his...

Congress....the only job where the employee feels they have the right to elect them selves a pay raise and they just take it! What other job out there can offer part time hours with a 6-figure salary? Want to make cuts? Begin with their "entitlements" such as free health care, a 6-figure "retirement" pension and taxpayer paid travel expenses. In the 1950's when my grandfather was a senator in Nebraska there was no paid travel (he bought his own ticket, paid for his own gas and upkeep of his vehicle) and he earned $10,000/yr as senator. The balance of his income was from his work at the law firm he was employed by. He served 2 terms as state senator and refused to run a third time due to the corrupt environment and the "holier than thou" attitudes that still prevail in Washington today.
When will we, the American people, declare "Enough is enough!" and get these people to understand they work FOR us, get paid with OUR tax dollars and hold them accountable? They were elected on the premise that they will work in OUR best interest and the benefit of AMERICA, not for the "strength" of the party they belong to! Our current government has done more in the last 10 years to hurt the economic conditions of this great country than to help improve it!
Can anyone say "New Revolution"? It's just about time we have one!

Anonymous
Anonymous

We need to cut their pay completely, until they actually DO THEIR JOB! They owe US their pay from the past four years of sitting on their thumbs, while obama vacations on OUR BACKS! 2014 will not come fast enough, we need to DEMAND they do their jobs NOW, and WE THE PEOPLE need to hold them ALL accountable!

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