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Old 11-28-2011, 02:27 PM  
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Cut the deficit

Salary of retired US Presidents .............$180,000 FOR LIFE
Salary of House/​Senate .......................$174,000 FOR LIFE
Salary of Speaker of the House .............$223,500 FOR LIFE
Salary of Majority/Minority Leaders ....... $193,400 FOR LIFE
Average Salary of a teacher ................ $40,065
Average Salary of Soldier
DEPLOYED IN AFGHANISTAN ??????.. $38,000
I think we found where the cuts should be made!
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Old 11-28-2011, 03:06 PM  
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Humm, that's interesting, isn't it?
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Old 11-28-2011, 04:01 PM  
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I agree. However, to give a full picture, I believe a pension is only given to a representative if they're re-elected at least once. Someone correct me if I'm wrong.

I'm active-duty Marine Corps, so I 100% agree. I just wanted to be fair...
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Old 11-28-2011, 08:14 PM  
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You can get the facts here: US Congress Salaries and Benefits – Salaries and Benefits of US Congress Members
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Old 11-28-2011, 10:35 PM  
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Thanks for that, Eddie. Good resource!
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