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Here is how to fix Congress according to Billionaire Buffet

I don't have to tell you how bad Washington has gotten, namely Congress. In fact, both Houses performance is appalling for they have held the rest of America hostage while they bicker, stonewall, posture, pander and broker bad deals. Deals that adversely affect most of America while catering to their fellow one-percenters and campaign contributors.

Well, billionaire businessman Warren Buffet told CNBC he has the solution for all that ails Capitol Hill. Read the bottom attachment and follow instructions if you care about the present and future of this country, including your children's.

"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

around.
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

Security.



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?
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