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  •  you're missing my point entirely. (0+ / 0-)

    These people are public servants. Their job is to represent the interests of their constituents--in the case of the Jacksons, a huge proportion of those constituents do NOT share the myriad privileges afforded them by these positions as public servants, the ability to take off 6 months being just one of many.
    When they get to a point in their lives where they can no longer serve their constituents (for whatever reason), then it's time for them to withdraw and let someone else step in who can.

    It's not about you at all. You're the one who brought yourself and your situation into the discussion.

    •  Can't wait to hear you rag on (0+ / 0-)

      Gabby Giffords.

      All "public servants" must immediately go to ashes and sack cloth at once.

      Actually, he is a Representative; he represents you, not serves you, and is not your employee.

      I'm asking you to believe. Not in my ability to bring about real change in Washington ... *I'm asking you to believe in yours.* Barack Obama

      by samddobermann on Sat Sep 08, 2012 at 01:56:08 PM PDT

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