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  •  The Democrats should offer a resolution* that (6+ / 0-)

    all members of the House and Senate will agree to donate their pay to charity as long as the shutdown remains in effect.  Yes, I know that most of them are millionaires, but I suspect that a good number of the Tea Party caucus are not.  I predict this shutdown would end forthwith.  

    *It would have to be a nonbinding resolution because of the constitutional congressional pay provision.  However, it would be interesting to see how each person votes on this.  And if they vote for it, the press should then hold them accountable and find out what charity they are donating their pay to.  

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