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    It does appear that congress elected since 1986 are enrolled in FERS. This means that they receive a pension subject to the rules you noted, SocSec that they contribute to and Medicare. Their benefits are the same scale and type as all other federal employees. They are good benefits and equivalent to what one would have received at a large, honest company a few years ago.

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    If... the machine of government... is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law. ~Henry David Thoreau, On the Duty of Civil Disobediance, 1849

    by shigeru on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 10:24:55 PM PST

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