Thursday, January 5, 2017

Generally I Trash These - But Thought This Important

Warren Buffett is asking everyone to forward this email to a minimum of 20
people, and to ask each of those to do likewise.

In three days, most people in the United States will have the message.
This is an idea that should be passed around.


Let's see if these folks understand what people pressure is all about.

Salary of retired US Presidents .. . . . .. . . . . .. . $180,000 FOR LIFE.

Salary of House/Senate members .. . . . .. . . . $174,000 FOR LIFE. This
is stupid

Salary of Speaker of the House .. . . . .. . . . . $223,500 FOR LIFE. This
is really stupid

Salary of Majority / Minority Leaders . . .. . . . . $193,400 FOR LIFE.

Average Salary of a teacher . . .. . . . .. . . . . .. .$40,065

Average Salary of a deployed Soldier . . .. . . .. $38,000

Here's where the cuts should be made!

Warren Buffett, in a recent interview with CNBC, offers one of the best
quotes about the debt ceiling:

"I could end the deficit in five minutes," he told CNBC. "You just pass a
law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more than 3% of GDP, all
sitting members of Congress are ineligible for re-election".

The 26th Amendment ( granting the right to vote for 18 year-olds ) took
only three months and eight days to be ratified! Why? Simple! The people
demanded it. That was in 1971 - before computers, e-mail, cell phones,

Of the 27 amendments to the Constitution, seven (7) took one (1) year or
less to become the law of the land - all because of public pressure.

Warren Buffett is asking each addressee to forward this email to a minimum
of twenty people on their address list; in turn ask each of those to do

In three days, most people in The United States of America will have the
message. This is one idea that really should be passed around.

Congressional Reform Act of 2017

1. No Tenure / No Pension. A Congressman / woman collects a salary while
in office and receives no pay when they're out of office.

2. Congress (past, present, & future) participates in Social Security.

All funds in the Congressional retirement fund move to the Social Security
system immediately. All future funds flow into the Social Security system,
and Congress participates with the American people. It may not be used for
any other purpose.

3. Congress can purchase their own retirement plan, just as all Americans do.

4. Congress will no longer vote themselves a pay raise. Congressional pay
will rise by the lower of CPI or 3%.

5. Congress loses their current health care system and participates in the
same health care system as the American people.

6. Congress must equally abide by all laws they impose on the American

7. All contracts with past and present Congressmen/women are void
effective 3/1/17. The American people did not make this contract with

Congress made all these contracts for themselves. Serving in Congress is
an honor, not a career. The Founding Fathers envisioned citizen
legislators, so ours should serve their term(s), then go home and go back
to work.

If each person contacts a minimum of twenty people, then it will only take
three days for most people in the U.S. to receive the message. It's time!


If you agree, pass it on. Oh and one more thing, Happy Holidays!

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