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  •  I don't think this would count (2+ / 0-)
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    johnny wurster, elmo

    It would not be 'changing their pay' under the 27th, they would merely delay receiving it. I'm pretty sure Congress could do that without running afoul the Constitution.

    •  You are correct that it's a delay, but the tactic (1+ / 0-)
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      Is to imply to their voters that they will not receive.  It's basically a matter of deception.  Of course eventually they will get paid.  They just like to imply they won't

      Gandhi's Seven Sins: Wealth without work; Pleasure without conscience; Knowledge without character; Commerce without morality; Science without humanity; Worship without sacrifice; Politics without principle

      by Chris Reeves on Tue Oct 01, 2013 at 06:16:01 PM PDT

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