Ken Leedy
Ken Leedy

Most companies look at termination of employment when an employee doen't perform up to expectations. Any ideas?

Jim Wallace
Jim Wallace
  • Ken Leedy

I agree with you 100% must be nice to vote in your own pay raise as the country goes to hell!

Richard Crooks
Richard Crooks
  • Ken Leedy

Ya fire all of the Congressman they don't do anything except collect welfare from us poor slobs.

Richard Crooks
Richard Crooks
  • Ken Leedy

Where do I get a job where I can say what I want to get paid. Pay the bums to punch a time clock and get paid by the hour.

Dan Hall
Dan Hall
  • Ken Leedy

Richard Crooks # minimum wage

Elsie Bailey
Elsie Bailey
  • Ken Leedy

Richard Crooks They are on a much better WELFARE system than they allow for the people that voted them in... All their SALARIES need to be CUT... We get evaluations and if we have bad ones there are consequences. They don't even care about our issues... I have tried to contact many of the politicains because of the KY laws.... Here they award child molesters money from divorces and let them do alford pleas as well as NOT make them register.... ASSHOLES.... I bet you if it were their family they would be all over it!

Dora L. Johnson
Dora L. Johnson
  • Ken Leedy

YEP THEY SHOULD HAVE TO TAK4E CARE OF BUSINESS OF OUR COUNTRY BEFORE THEY LEAVE FOR 2 WEEKS TO CAMPAIGN. IF WE DID THAT WE WOULDN'T HAVE A JOB FOR LONG. AND THEY SHOULD NOT BE ALLOWED TO CAMPAIGN ON OUR TIME ( GETTING PD. WHILE CAMPAIGNING) NO WONDER THE GOV. IS GOING BROKE.

Cathleen Rabe
Cathleen Rabe
  • Ken Leedy

Jim Wallace Let's not forget their benefits for life after they leave office. While they sit back and watch pensions being stolen the middle class. I think if your not at the job you should lose those as well.

Reba Seaton
Reba Seaton
  • Ken Leedy

unbeleivable the bennies they get, may as well call them princes and princesses, that's their status for them and their children

Liz Dearman
Liz Dearman
  • Ken Leedy

Why hire/vote them in if they are not going to do their job anyway ? I say fire them if they cannot take the time to do the job WE THE PEOPLE GAVE THEM to do

Judith Bailey
Judith Bailey
  • Ken Leedy

Impeach Barack Obama is a wonderful idea

George Haynes
George Haynes
  • Ken Leedy

it time to fumigate the white house and start over

Jim Allen
Jim Allen

Part of the problem is Congress in in session too long! The debt goes on because the (Congress) created it...DUH. The spending goes on if they are in session or not.. Congress is now ' Royality '. But they must obey party leaders (Viceroys) decisions. Out of lockstep and you are gone... not too bad salary and unbeliveable beniftis that go on till they croke...

Adrian Cracchiolo
Adrian Cracchiolo
  • Jim Allen

yeah it should be a lot less the less time their in session the better but the big boys still will try to get their agenda's thur

Rita Davis
Rita Davis

No Way. They are over paid as it is. Paid vacations, Paid benefits, Paid everything. They need to start paying for the privilege of being ELECTED to the Congress. We the people don't get paid for not doing our jobs. We get Fired.

Cindy Lommel
Cindy Lommel
  • Rita Davis

They have all left the building. Really, they have all gone home! I think it's time to revamp Washington completely.

Kevin Minton
Kevin Minton

I Wish we could do away with ALL Lobbyists. Especially In Light of This Presidents"Failed Promise To Not Appoint Any Lobbyists, The Democrats (At Least) Should Be Able To Accept Such a Concept. But, I'd Like To See Both Parties Reject Lobby Monies, Trips and Influence Buying. How President Obama Made So Many HUGE but Broken Promises on Things like This, (Only To Have Appointed Dozens of Major Lobbyists) as Well as Transparency; another Big Joke. Yet Thanks To an Adoring or Fearful Media just giving a Permanent Hall Pass To This Administration .

Joshua Allen Minton
Joshua Allen Minton
  • Kevin Minton

Lobbyists are cocksuckers and pigs.

Dee Feldman
Dee Feldman

We work!! They need to also!

Marion Macomber
Marion Macomber
  • Dee Feldman

I agree. I don't get to go home until my job is completed!! And I don't get all the extra perks!

Robert Chiasson
Robert Chiasson

Congress will never change! The only way to get rid of them is to vote the TVP in 2016(Jill Reed for President! That is the only way to dispose of them.

Billy Angus
Billy Angus
  • Robert Chiasson

Ahh, you mean Jill Stein (of the Green Party) for President.
In any case, we all need to rise up and shake up the status
quo in HUGE fashion.

Pat Harris
Pat Harris

Congress should get a pay cut that is equal to the budget deficit. For example, the FY13 deficit is 23.7%, so Congressional pay should be reduced 23.7%. If they have a surplus, then they get a raise.

Billy Angus
Billy Angus
  • Pat Harris

Let's make those buffoons work for 25 cents/hour,
live in cardboard shacks, and look for their
next meal from a garbage can.
Maybe they'll know what it's like to walk in our shoes.

Ronnie Yarbrough
Ronnie Yarbrough

What a bunch of slackers!

Ronnie Yarbrough
Ronnie Yarbrough
  • Ronnie Yarbrough

But they keep on with no work crap an get re-elected. who are the dumb asses? The elected or the ones that keep putting them their?

Craig Hassler
Craig Hassler

I'd like to pose a simple idea: let your representatives know that they are personally liable for any debt that they vote (or have voted) to create. They are also responsible for any legislation that causes the people harm (financial, physical or emotional). The precedent for this is seen with CEOs of corporations who have caused harm to their shareholders or the public. Since our elected representatives are acting as fiduciary to the people, they are personally liable for the debt they...

I'd like to pose a simple idea: let your representatives know that they are personally liable for any debt that they vote (or have voted) to create. They are also responsible for any legislation that causes the people harm (financial, physical or emotional). The precedent for this is seen with CEOs of corporations who have caused harm to their shareholders or the public. Since our elected representatives are acting as fiduciary to the people, they are personally liable for the debt they vote to create. Many if not most elected officials seem to forget that they are responsible to the living breathing people they were elected to represent.

Craig Hassler
Craig Hassler
  • Craig Hassler

Actually, I think Pat McElraft and all our elected officials are doing the best they can. So many of them need money because they have to be away from home and pay expenses for maintaining a place and living in distant cities while they are away from home. One way I found to keep my costs down in my "Write in Campaign for President" last year was to live in a tent, provided for free to me by a wonderful man named Fish, who had lived in the tent for 2 years while working as the mechanic for...

Actually, I think Pat McElraft and all our elected officials are doing the best they can. So many of them need money because they have to be away from home and pay expenses for maintaining a place and living in distant cities while they are away from home. One way I found to keep my costs down in my "Write in Campaign for President" last year was to live in a tent, provided for free to me by a wonderful man named Fish, who had lived in the tent for 2 years while working as the mechanic for Harrisburg Bike Taxi, under the I-83 bridge in Harrisburg, PA. I was also blessed to eat free meals provided by Downtown Daily Bread, Unitarians of Harrisburg, Harrisburg Area Community College Culinary Program and the several churches who served dinners by the Courthouse, the "Food Not Bombs" folks who served vegetarian meals once a week by the clock and many other groups providing meals and snacks. I also feel blessed to have shared those meals with the many wise, very real and intelligent people who lived on the streets and woods. People had so much time to converse and tell me their stories of how they came to be living the way they were. Some by choice and others through no fault of their own other than not having money or a job. Others, like Greg, had money and a job but wasn't making enough to afford a place to live because his job required him to be bussed a long distance one way to work and back, thus money was going to buy food. Sadly, I met him on the street several nights with a cup in hand because his bus to and from work had caused him not to be able to get to the free meals and because work was holding his pay for a couple weeks since he just started. Greg was always positive despite having all his things stolen one day while we waited in the rain by the Courthouse for a meal that didn't arrive. Living in Harrisburg this past summer and seeing the increasing number of people who were homeless and needing aid is one of the many reasons I've become such an advocate for showing people, especially kids, how to garden and grow and prepare their own food. So much of our educational and "safety net" system/institutions do nothing to show people how to do the simplest things to take care of themselves. We are trained to be in our minds and heads with a great cost to our own hearts and souls. Do we feed people for a day or teach them how to feed themselves and others for a lifetime? Sadly the fishing version of this saying seems to have produced great depletion of our fishery resources. Thus my added interest in developing oyster reefs that create habit for invertebrates and finfish while at the same time mitigating erosion and creating ecotourism opportunities where people can access the oyster reefs by swimming, kayaking, or sailing to them under their own power.

Douglas Hendrix
Douglas Hendrix

They do not deserve a break until they do their job! They need to be held accountable for their inaction. There are three branches of government not just one and they have a constitutional job to do and that does not entail spend this country so far in debt where it will never recover as they already have done so far!

Douglas Hendrix
Douglas Hendrix
  • Douglas Hendrix

they are all about worthless!

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