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Originally Posted by Gibonius View Post

Another one: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

This is fucking fantastic.
post #2237 of 5465
Originally Posted by Gibonius View Post

Another one:

You did pass it on yourself..

That's the irony of it.
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post #2239 of 5465
another one of these
Warren Buffett, in a recent interview with CNBC, offers one of the best quotes about the debt ceiling:

"I could end the deficit in 5 minutes," he told CNBC. "You just
pass a law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more
than 3% of GDP, all sitting members of Congress are ineligible
for re-election.

The 26th amendment (granting the right to vote for 18 year-olds)
took only 3 months & 8 days to be ratified! Why? Simple!
The people demanded it. That was in 1971 - before computers, e-mail,
cell phones, etc.

Of the 27 amendments to the Constitution, seven (7) took one (1) year
or less to become the law of the land - all because of public pressure.

Warren Buffet is asking each addressee to forward this email to
a minimum of twenty people on their address list; in turn ask
each of those to do likewise.

In three days, most people in The United States of America will
have the message. This is one idea that really should be passed

Congressional Reform Act of 2012

1. No Tenure / No Pension.

A Congressman/woman collects a salary while in office and receives no
pay when they're out of office.

2. Congress (past, present & future) participates in Social

All funds in the Congressional retirement fund move to the
Social Security system immediately. All future funds flow into
the Social Security system, and Congress participates with the
American people. It may not be used for any other purpose.

3. Congress can purchase their own retirement plan, just as all
Americans do.

4. Congress will no longer vote themselves a pay raise.
Congressional pay will rise by the lower of CPI or 3%.

5. Congress loses their current health care system and
participates in the same health care system as the American people.

6. Congress must equally abide by all laws they impose on the
American people.

7. All contracts with past and present Congressmen/women are void
effective 12/1/12. The American people did not make this
contract with Congressmen/women.

Congress made all these contracts for themselves. Serving in
Congress is an honor, not a career. The Founding Fathers
envisioned citizen legislators, so ours should serve their
term(s), then go home and back to work.

If each person contacts a minimum of twenty people then it will
only take three days for most people (in the U.S. ) to receive
the message. Don't you think it's time?


If you agree, pass it on. If not, delete.
You are one of my 20+ - Please keep it going, and thanks
post #2240 of 5465
Personally I like a lot of what Buffet has to say there.
post #2241 of 5465
Buffet didn't say that bro.
post #2242 of 5465
Sure he did, it's on the internet so it has to be true.
post #2243 of 5465
I did hear that Warren Buffet was a big fan of chain emails turned into facebook updates.
post #2244 of 5465
The most nonsensical part is the health care and retirement plans part. I mean, most people get those things through their employers, so I don't see what makes Congressmen any different in that respect.
post #2245 of 5465
What's funny is he actually did say that bit about making congress members being ineligible for re election. The rest of it is internet junk.
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post #2248 of 5465
Originally Posted by Douglas View Post


That's funny, LOL.
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Where the hell do Feds get off thinking they have the right to tax my/our income?Tax our spending, not what we earn. It's appalling what the Federal government gets away with. Not to mention the enormous amount of double dipping they do. It doesn't take a politician to figure out what is right and just, and what makes logical sense. Ridiculous.

I replied with "The 16th Amendment."

I predict a response that falls somewhere between lol8[1].gif and facepalm.gif
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