Are Your Representatives Earning Their Pay? You've Got To Be Kidding!

| March 10, 2011

AgeNation's You've Gotta Be Kidding!The Games People Play.

Recently the during a session in which the House was exploring the budget crisis a number of our stellar representatives occupied themselves with things other than the budget ….As the Associated Press Reported ……

This picture is worth a trillion $$

Congress Reps Playing Solitaire
House Minority Leader Lawrence F. Cafero Jr., R-Norwalk, pictured standing, far right, speaks while colleagues Rep. Barbara Lambert, D-Milford and Rep. Jack F. Hennessy, D-Bridgeport, play solitaire Monday night as the House convened to vote on a new budget. (AP)

The guy sitting in the row in front of these two….he’s on Facebook, and the guy behind Hennessy is checking out the baseball scores.

Interesting isn’t it, that these individuals who are in session only 3 days a week and are paid $179,000 a year, seem to have trouble maintaining their focus. As Thomas Jefferson once said –

“Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.”

Think they’re earning their salary? You’ve gotta Be Kidding!

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