posted on Sep, 18 2013 @ 10:26 PM
I just saw this- another prime example of our out-of-touch "public servants". Perhaps congressmen should be paid the average salary in the district
Then Representative Phil Gingrey spoke up. Gingrey has led the charge in the House to end the subsidy, introducing the “No Special Treatment for
Congress Act” and joining Vitter on a letter to OPM questioning whether its ruling is legal.
The Georgia Republican, whose latest personal financial-disclosure forms show his net worth is at least $3 million, had little sympathy for lawmakers
and even less for staff.
Capitol Hill aides, he said “may be 33 years old now and not making a lot of money. But in a few years they can just go to K Street,” the
Washington, D.C., vernacular for becoming a lobbyist, “and make 500,000 a year. Meanwhile I’m stuck here making $172,000 a year.”
from Conservative news
Here is the underlying problem. He is right, but for a very wrong disgusting reason!
What? Let me explain.
This man spent 411,000+ dollars on his campaign.
This is likely th only reason he won his bid for the seat... (disgusting).
This man is simply complaining about his return on investment folks....
But, don't worry. This bought and sold tool will get his money back in other ways.
How? Come on... you know...
Out of our pockets...
(Insert puke symbol here..... whatever that looks like these days...)