Deb Mays
Deb Mays

I'm not sure about the President, but I am sure about the congress and senate. Not only should their salaries be radically reduced, but their terms of office should be max of two terms, all their perks should be cut out and they should have to pay into their own healthcare, just like the rest of us. Their retirement should be taken away, since they're doing that or helping big business take all of ours a way.

Keith Wurster
Keith Wurster
  • Deb Mays

Yea makes sense NOT-the pres alone pays millions to get a "job" that doesn't give back anything financially close to that cost.

Nancy Louise Phillips-Auld
Nancy Louise Phillips-Auld
  • Deb Mays

Keith Wurster The Campaign Funds that they use to run for office is donations and fund raisers; very little comes out of their pockets. The regulations on campaign funds is strict but they manage to break those laws as well.

John Gore
John Gore
  • Deb Mays

I believe the president is acting more like a dictator to the people instead a servant to the people.....The people put him in office and the people can take him out of office .....

Bill Sprague
Bill Sprague

2 or 4 year term then out let them find a real job...give them nothing

Rudy Dent
Rudy Dent
  • Bill Sprague

Yes, give them nothing, nothing, nothing. To serve should be a sacred honor and trust never to be betrayed or exploited for personal gain. "The Greatness of a City is not in the Height of its Buildings but in the Character of its people."

Judy Dayton Miskill
Judy Dayton Miskill
  • Bill Sprague

How about they get Social Security just like their constituents, modest benefits based on years employed and max's out after healthy salary mark -- then invest their own $$ to secure a lucrative retirement. How is that their families receive so many benefits for education, etc. as well?? Put it toward the out-of-control deficit !!!

JoLana Troutt
JoLana Troutt

If I did my job the way they are doing their I would have been out on my butt a LONG time ago.

Domingo Velasco
Domingo Velasco

It's all a matter of benefits. Let them all be subject to the same treatment as regular citizens, taxes, social security, and medical insurance or system. See how fast they'll work-out something better for
everyone.

Tammy Davis Jarrett
Tammy Davis Jarrett

Please understand, I'm extremely proud to have had the privilege to serve in the military with the finest men and women I have ever met! If I could, I would have stayed until I died in action or old age (whatever came first)!

Jerome Brand
Jerome Brand
  • Tammy Davis Jarrett

I do not think money is the issue here. Most of the sitting senators make money on there other ventures. Term limits should be the issue. Why? Several reasons but the most important is it is more difficult to execute a plan when you change the coach out every other season. This is a good thing. Since the plans are put forth by the people and not the elected official. That may have been a weak analogy but you get the point. We have seen the mutilation of the Constitution and the Rule...

I do not think money is the issue here. Most of the sitting senators make money on there other ventures. Term limits should be the issue. Why? Several reasons but the most important is it is more difficult to execute a plan when you change the coach out every other season. This is a good thing. Since the plans are put forth by the people and not the elected official. That may have been a weak analogy but you get the point. We have seen the mutilation of the Constitution and the Rule of law to do so. This would have been much more difficult to do if there had been term limits to begin with. I have to look it up but at one time there was just that sort of thing but in a different form. An ammendment changed all that. Senators used to be assigned by the Govener. That gave more control to the states as a whole. That was removed with the ammendmant that made senators a voted seat.

Brenda Price
Brenda Price

Why aren't you accepting Richard Brown's comments? He has tried 3 times and you cut him out.

Wanda Brown Mills
Wanda Brown Mills
  • Brenda Price

Brenda are you asking me this?????

Florence Tarrant
Florence Tarrant

Most definitely. They think we grow it on trees.

Rebecca Hix-Montgomery
Rebecca Hix-Montgomery
  • Florence Tarrant

So right cousin!

Sandra Mullikin
Sandra Mullikin

Absolutely! They have held themselves to complete opposite set of rules compared to the rest of us! If everything they are doing is so great for everyone then, why are they and all their friends exempt from having to follow and pay for it as well??? Also, if they haven't done a budget or anything else we hired them to do For Us then, why are they getting paid for NOT doing their jobs??? They do the complete opposite of everything the majority tells them to in order to fulfill their own...

Absolutely! They have held themselves to complete opposite set of rules compared to the rest of us! If everything they are doing is so great for everyone then, why are they and all their friends exempt from having to follow and pay for it as well??? Also, if they haven't done a budget or anything else we hired them to do For Us then, why are they getting paid for NOT doing their jobs??? They do the complete opposite of everything the majority tells them to in order to fulfill their own agendas rather than ours that they were hired/voted in to do! We are all so completely Fed Up with this whole administration yet they keep cheating, lying, and lobbying their way anyway...the fraud has never been so rampant and obvious as it has been in the last 5 years now.... This has to end.... We have to make a firm stand against this and nip it in the bud

Sandra Mullikin
Sandra Mullikin
  • Sandra Mullikin

There was a comment on this by that is probably the best solution I have heard yet to this situation...he stated this something like this ( going by memory here): The senate and congress should be paid at the rate of the mean average of the states they represent. The president should be paid at the rate of the mean average of the nation. No more pensions, etc. Instead, they should have 401 k's like everyone else. All of their insurances, including medical, should all be under the...

There was a comment on this by that is probably the best solution I have heard yet to this situation...he stated this something like this ( going by memory here): The senate and congress should be paid at the rate of the mean average of the states they represent. The president should be paid at the rate of the mean average of the nation. No more pensions, etc. Instead, they should have 401 k's like everyone else. All of their insurances, including medical, should all be under the same terms as everyone else...NO EXCEPTIONS OR EXEMPTIONS FOR ANY OF THEM OR THEIR FRIENDS, FAMILIES, LOBBYIST, OR ANYONE ELSE...EVER...PERIOD!!! If they are made equall to everyone else in this nation then, they will always do what is best for us all rather tha. For themselves and their friends/partners in crime! This really needs to be made into a petition for everyone to sign and send to everyone in the government and the ACLJ! Let's press this my friends. What do you think?

John Chalus
John Chalus

The Senate and House of Representatives have been putting the screws to the American people for too long. They have spent us into bankruptcy and have allowed our freedoms to erode. Both Democrats and Republicans are to blame for our fiscal problems. They should be held accountable for their inability to contain runaway spending.

Sheila McCord States
Sheila McCord States

They aren't doing their job and earning their income like we have to! They are sitting on their tush and letting the Pres. sign any Executive Order he wants! No one is accountable or responsible in DC anymore. Cut their pay AND make them all go on OBAMACARE!

Nancy Louise Phillips-Auld
Nancy Louise Phillips-Auld
  • Sheila McCord States

He has signed more Executive Orders during his time in office than all the Presidents added together. That should tell the people something. If he doesn't get the Senate and Congress to go along with him, he just signs and Executive Order and to heck with them. They could stop him but they don't, so that doesn't say much for them either. I say throw all of them out.

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