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  •  i would say let' do a practice run (2+ / 0-)
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    nellgwen, IA229 Dave

    of cuts.
    1) Immediately stop paying Congress healthcare.
    2) Immediately stop contributions to Congress retirement system.
    3) Immediately cut Congressional salaries by 50%.
    4)  Immediately cut funding for Congressional committees
    5) Immediately cut funds to all Congressional office by 75%.
    6) Immediately cut staffing for all Congressional offices and committees to onestaff person.
    7)  Immediately cut funding for all district offices for members of Congress by 75%.
    8)  Immediately cut staffing for district offices to one.
    9)  Eliminate all "fact finding " money.
    10)  Close all offices used by members of Congress  This includes any health care offices (Dr., Dentist, gym, etc.)

    After all that is done, then we will talk.

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