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Agreed Judy! And take them off their own special retirement bonanza and
put them in the Social Security pool w/ the rest of us taxpaying chumps.

They'd fix it fast enough then!! And Marge - you are right! Once these
people get inside the Beltway, their brains seem to vaporize or
something. It's bizarre.


:-)

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Wed, 12 Nov 2003 02:02:44 -0500

>> From: Judy L Browning <judybrowning@lewiston.com>
>> Marge & Pam,
>> I've often thought it would do "the powers that be" a world of good
>to live
>> on the median salary of their constituants. I think they get so
>used to
>> power & money, they don't realize how the majority of people live
>and manage
>> their resources.
>----------
>
>Ya know, Judy, I've decided that something happens to the brain of
>anybody elected to public office.  Instantly they totally forget what
>it's like to live like normal humans.  Almost all of them were not
>born into wealthy families and had pretty normal lives, earning
>normal salaries, paying taxes, buying groceries, gas, driving on
>roads and all the rest of the fun stuff we all get to do on a daily
>basis before they got into office.  Yet, once elected, it's like they
>come from some other planet - no connection to reality.
>
> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
>mtalt@hort.net
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Pam Evans
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