20 February 2010

Proposed 28th Amendment

For too long we have been too complacent about the workings
of Congress. Many citizens had no idea that Congress
members could retire with the same pay after only one term,
that they didn't pay into Social Security, 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 Reform that is being
considered...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 Democrat, Republican,
Independent or whatever. The self-serving must stop.

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 Representatives; and, Congress shall make
no law that applies to the Senators and Representatives
that does not apply equally to the citizens of the United

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