I have created a petition at whitehouse.gov. It calls for an immediate and permanent reduction in congressional salary and benefits to bring Congress back to the level of their constituents and take away their right to vote themselves raises.
You can go here to read and sign it.
This petition has been created with the intention of (in the best of all
worlds) forcing Congress back to our level so they're no longer so
divorced from what they do to us on a daily basis, and at the very least
showing the level of discontent the people have in no uncertain terms.
have no real hope that the White House or Congress cares about the
welfare of nor will listen to the voices of the people they are supposed
to serve, but at least they'll have to SEE this one, so I'd appreciate
And no, I'm not looking for a political debate here. If you don't
agree--don't sign. It's that simple. Don't tell me why you don't agree,
don't tell me you won't or didn't sign, and don't tell me I'm wrong. I
don't care and will delete such responses. This link is intended for
support, not debate or detraction. So if you support the idea, feel free