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Nancy Pelosi it would be undignified to cut her pay
Mediaite website ^ | 16 February 2013 | Josh Feldman on Mediaite website

Posted on 03/05/2013 1:03:48 PM PST by mbarker12474

Nancy Pelosi Against Congressional Pay Cuts: We Need ‘Dignity Of The Job That We Have Rewarded’

by Josh Feldman | 4:42 pm, February 16th, 2013 » 154 comments

..... House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi came out firmly opposed to cutting lawmakers’ pay, saying it would be beneath the dignity of members of Congress.

Pelosi told reporters on Thursday that allowing the automatic cuts should be “out of the question,” and responded to a question about whether members of Congress would be willing to accept a pay cut.

“I don’t think we should do it; I think we should respect the work we do. I think it’s necessary for us to have the dignity of the job that we have rewarded…

“”It’s a hard question to ask me because most of my colleagues are the breadwinners in their families. A pay cut to me doesn’t mean as much.”

Congressional salaries have been a sore point for some members of Congress ....

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dignified; dignity; moonbat; pelosi; pelosidignity
"I think it’s necessary for us to have the dignity of the job that we have rewarded…"

Hunh?

1 posted on 03/05/2013 1:03:53 PM PST by mbarker12474
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To: mbarker12474

She sacrificed away her dignity decades ago.


2 posted on 03/05/2013 1:05:11 PM PST by Old Yeller
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To: mbarker12474

Sounds like Flacco, it isn’t about the money, it’s about respect. All he team mates that helped with the SB know now where they stand.


3 posted on 03/05/2013 1:07:15 PM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: mbarker12474

I’d vote for means testing Congressional salaries and freezing all assets when elected then up to 10 years after they leave office...


4 posted on 03/05/2013 1:08:18 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: mbarker12474

Ignorant s*uts have no dignity.

And as such, she is in ideal company being a congresscritter.


5 posted on 03/05/2013 1:08:26 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: mbarker12474

wow just wow..............my dog took a bm just this morning..he didn’t look dignified. Just sayin’


6 posted on 03/05/2013 1:15:42 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: mbarker12474

If we paid her what her and her “dignity” were worth she would owe US money.


7 posted on 03/05/2013 1:19:25 PM PST by History Repeats (sic transit gloria mundi)
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To: mbarker12474

This is from several weeks ago.


8 posted on 03/05/2013 1:21:12 PM PST by NEMDF
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To: mbarker12474

Properly rewarding you for the job you have done would not involve a paycheck, but a rope.


9 posted on 03/05/2013 1:21:31 PM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable tyranny.)
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To: mbarker12474
It would be a worse indignity-(assuming she has a realistic sense of dignity)-for her to be put in jail-which she desperately needs! We are in the hands of degenerate politicians with strong criminal propensities. The class of politician now being elected and who will continue to be elected will only become worse.
10 posted on 03/05/2013 1:21:31 PM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

If they ever leave!


11 posted on 03/05/2013 1:21:41 PM PST by mtnwmn (Liberalism leads to Socialism)
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To: mtnwmn

The Whore of Babylon has more dignity than Nancy Pulosi.


12 posted on 03/05/2013 1:23:39 PM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: mtnwmn

True that!!!


13 posted on 03/05/2013 1:24:46 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: mbarker12474

Maybe they should go back to exempting themselves from insider trading laws. Nancy made a fortune doing that. Dignity has got nothing to do with it.


14 posted on 03/05/2013 1:28:39 PM PST by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: mbarker12474

BOTOX is expensive!


15 posted on 03/05/2013 1:32:58 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: mbarker12474

Let me Quote Obama.
“I do think at a certain point you’ve made enough money. “

If anyone has made enough off of our Government it is Nancy Pelosi.

Her tour in Congress and the laws she helped pass to make herself rich have made her the richest woman in Congress.

How much is enough for Pelosi, and when she speaks of dignity I think of her and the rest of those knotheads marching across to the Capitol with her oversized gavel,flaunting herself for wqinning.

Dignity? How much dignity can a Dalesandro have after robbing Baltimore .


16 posted on 03/05/2013 1:35:37 PM PST by Venturer
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To: ColdOne

He “made an image of Muhammed”?


17 posted on 03/05/2013 1:37:21 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: mbarker12474
It is hard to imagine a more undignified person person than Pelosi.

Dignity is a term used in moral, ethical, legal, and political discussions to signify that a being has an innate right to be valued and receive ethical treatment.

Pelosi is exactly what is wrong with the government. She should be arrested.

18 posted on 03/05/2013 1:38:42 PM PST by oldbrowser (They are marxists, don't call them democrats)
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To: MrB; ColdOne

bm=blessed mohammad


19 posted on 03/05/2013 1:40:18 PM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable tyranny.)
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To: mbarker12474

Well, boo-darn-hoo. Based on a per-hour of actual time CONSIDERING legislation (which, after all, is a major part of her job description), Nanacy Pelosi is far too well paid already. After all, wasn’t she the one who said “we have to pass this bill to find out what’s in it”, when the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2011” was passed?

This woman is completely lacking in critical thinking capabilities.

She got fired from the Speaker of the House job - wasn’t that a cut in pay right there?


20 posted on 03/05/2013 1:43:46 PM PST by alloysteel (What is all too obvious, is not obvious to all. Until it is too late to reverse course.)
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To: MrB

Yes it was...with all the stench too!!!


21 posted on 03/05/2013 1:43:54 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: null and void; MrB

LOL!!!! that is the way I see bm!!!


22 posted on 03/05/2013 1:46:34 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: ColdOne

IIRC the pay of legislators can’t be cut during their term.

“No law, varying the compensation for the services of the senators and representatives, shall take effect, until an election of representatives shall have intervened.” (Amendment 27)

That’s in the Constitution (which once had some meaning.)

There was a reason for that—so the congressmen would be free of retaliation.

But now, with automatic pay increases, and automatic cuts, etc.
what became of the constitution—and its protections,

and the ability of the ordinary voter to control his representatives and change things when he sees fit?


23 posted on 03/05/2013 1:52:36 PM PST by CondorFlight (I)
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To: mbarker12474

It’s beneath the dignity of many Americans to be unemployed forced on government assistance, Pelosi.


24 posted on 03/05/2013 2:04:05 PM PST by jughandle
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To: mbarker12474

Might reduce her nose candy budget.


25 posted on 03/05/2013 2:06:53 PM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: mbarker12474

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi came out firmly opposed to cutting lawmakers’ pay, saying it would be beneath the dignity of members of Congress.
Pelosi told reporters on Thursday that allowing the automatic cuts should be “out of the question,” and responded to a question about whether members of Congress would be willing to accept a pay cut.
“I don’t think we should do it; I think we should respect the work we do. I think it’s necessary for us to have the dignity of the job that we have rewarded…
“”It’s a hard question to ask me because most of my colleagues are the breadwinners in their families. A pay cut to me doesn’t mean as much.”
Congressional salaries have been a sore point for some members of Congress ...
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Who says we don’t have a ‘ruling’ class in this country.

Another poster mentions it is ‘against the law to adjust their pay while in office’.
GEEEEZ! “Who writes their own self serving laws for 1000, ALEX”

They used to tell us that if we didn’t give ‘them’ decent salaries, the representatives would end up being people that abandon their pregnant girlfriends-allowing them to die, manipulate BJ’s in the White House, drunks, wife beaters, disbarred judges, people of low character that would run a house of ill repute in his basement, crazy people with crazy ideas (island sink, flag on Mars etc etc).
So, I, for one, am glad we pay them enough so we don’t get those kind of people in office.

So, according to Pelosi, those that can and will tell you to stay home, don’t think it is just if THEIR pay was interrupted.
I would sure like to see a couple of people with backbones stand up and ‘forfeit’ their pay BUT it would be futile, as most of the slackers on the Hill not only have NO shame, they have no idea of sacrifice and/or humility - might as well throw decency in there also.


26 posted on 03/05/2013 2:10:18 PM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: null and void
Properly rewarding you for the job you have done would not involve a paycheck, but a rope
27 posted on 03/05/2013 2:29:39 PM PST by Ouderkirk (Obama has turned America into an aristocracy of the unaccomplished.)
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THIS BEOTCH HAS MORE DIGNITY THAN NANCY PE"LUCIFER"!!!
28 posted on 03/05/2013 3:11:53 PM PST by R AND R IN 2012
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To: R AND R IN 2012

Unlike the Dignity of the American worker!
That has had their pay cut due to failed policies and Government spending that has raised taxes for the average citizen.I however would not shame her dignity by cutting her pay>
I would just give her a pink slip so she could explore a new avenue. We have now paid too much for the lipstick that is on that sows ass!


29 posted on 03/05/2013 4:01:22 PM PST by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: mbarker12474
RIP - The Spirit of America Past.
30 posted on 03/05/2013 4:03:55 PM PST by saywhatagain
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