From: JUNE CERRETA
Date: Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 8:40 PM
Subject: Fw: Congress
> No one has been able to explain to me why young men and
women serve in the
> U.S. Military for 20 years, risking their lives
protecting freedom, and
> only get 50% of their pay. While politicians
hold their political
> positions in the safe confines of the capital,
protected by these same men
> and women, and receive full pay retirement
after serving one term. It just
> does not make any sense.
Monday on Fox news they learned that the staffers of Congress family
members are exempt from having to pay back student loans. This will get
national attention if other news networks will broadcast it. When you
> this to the below, just where will all of it stop?
35 States file lawsuit against the Federal Government
of 35 states have filed suit against the Federal Government for
unlawful burdens upon them. It only takes 38 (of the 50) States
convene a Constitutional Convention.
> This will take less than
thirty seconds to read. If you agree, please pass
> it on.
This is an idea that we should address.
> For too long we have
been too complacent about the workings of Congress.
> Many citizens had no
idea that members of Congress could retire with the
> same pay after only
one term, that they specifically exempted themselves
> from many of the
laws they have passed (such as being exempt from any fear
> of prosecution
for sexual harassment) while ordinary citizens must live
> under those
laws. The latest is to exempt themselves from the Healthcare
in all of its forms. Somehow, that doesn't seem logical. We do
> not have
an elite that is above the law. I truly don't care if they are
Republican, Independent or whatever. The self-serving must stop.
If each person that receives this will forward it on to 20 people, in
three days, most people in The United States of America will have the
message.. This is one proposal that really should be passed
> Proposed 28th Amendment to the United States
Constitution: "Congress shall
> make no law that applies to the citizens
of the United States that does
> not apply equally to the Senators and/or
Representatives; and, Congress
> shall make no law that applies to the
Senators and/or Representatives that
> does not apply equally to the
citizens of the United States."
> You are one of my