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Why do elected officials give themselves raises?

March 16, 2013

Editor: After seeing the news and reading the paper, why is it that when things get tough, our elected officials and others in government have to get raises and increases in benefits? Yet the......

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Apr-02-13 1:14 PM

The question should be why do they continue to be re-elected?

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Mar-28-13 10:21 PM

no elected offical should vote themselves a raise, but this should mean republicans too. i know plenty of republicans that have also done this.

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Mar-28-13 1:46 PM

And the 2 liberal sheep who probably never worked and paid to let them keep giving themselves pay raises. The ignorance is bliss mantra must be their motto! It shows!

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Mar-17-13 7:16 PM

Since these fools work for US; it should only be US that get to give them pay raises. Since when does an employee get to give themselves a pay raise? Americans are stupid to allow this. We have the power but most citizens don't use that power. They think they have to work for the politicians. VOte all these clowns out next time. SHOW them our power to FIRE them!!

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