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  •  Shouldn't be hard in principle. (1+ / 0-)
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    Set Congressional salaries to be a set amount relative to the previous year's median salary (say, twice or three times the median), as determined by SSA.

    That way, it can't be gamed by increasing the pay of a very wealthy few, and it can be set to some multiple of the median to ensure that it's still not an unattractive option for the talented would-be politician.

    "Violence never requires translation, but it often causes deafness." - Bareesh the Hutt.

    by Australian2 on Wed Dec 18, 2013 at 11:04:33 PM PST

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