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Published: Sunday, Jan. 27 2013 12:00 a.m. MST

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LDS Liberal
Farmington, UT

Agreed, it may not.

Besides, theyre not hurting.
And they'll just get easy bridge loans from the banks they bailed out.

But I hear fantastic suggestion on KSL's Doug Wright show the other morning --

Why not withhold the paychecks of all those Congressional member's STAFFS !

Their Secretaries, Office Admin, Page members, Political Advisers, runners, etc., etc.

100% Constitutional,
1,000% more effective.

one old man
Ogden, UT

It's just another Congressional attention getting device.

Like a hungry baby crying in the middle of the night.

JoeBlow
Far East USA, SC

No budget, no congressional pay. I could support that with one caveat.

Neither the house or senate members get paid without a passed budget.
Maybe then, the house Republicans would pass a budget that was not completely partisan.

Remember, the Ryan budget passed the house without a single Democrat vote.

It really is worthless to pass a house version of a budget knowing that it will never be approved in the senate.

This is where compromise comes in

the old switcharoo
mesa, AZ

Saying the senate is controlled by democrats is an outright lie. If the democrats really controlled congress we wouldn't be having these fights would we?

Hutterite
American Fork, UT

I don't think they're motivated, or held hostage by, their pay.

the old switcharoo
mesa, AZ

Quote from this article,

"But since one poll shows that the idea of a communist takeover is more popular with the public than the Republicans, it might be best not to take a chance."

I'll be laughing the rest of the day after reading that. Thank you!

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