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Omaha World Hearld asked Rep. Lee Terry (R-Neb) if he was going to keep his $174,000 salary during the shutdown.  “DANG STRAIGHT” was the answer.

"Whatever gets them good press. That's all that it's going to be. God bless them. But you know what? I've got a nice house and a kid in college, and I'll tell you we cannot handle it. Giving our paycheck away when you still worked and earned it? That's just not going to fly."
I would wager that the 800,000 people he just laid off were doing REAL work and were, unlike him, doing their jobs and actually earning their pay:  and they make barely a fraction of what he makes.  They don't have "nice houses", but they do have mortgages and rent to pay, food to buy, and sick kids to take care of.  

But screw 'em.  The only salaries the teabaggers in government are fighting for are their own.  It never ceases to amaze me how these very teabaggers who scream about how much they hate their government are the ones most dependent on their government dole... not to mention the Washington perks that come with it which apparently includes getting drunk and partying with female lobbyists.

The cognitive dissonance of these baggers is sickening... but that's assuming they ever gave a crap at all about anyone but themselves.

9:20 AM PT: IrishGreg called his office and let him have a piece of his mind.  If you'd like to do the same, his number is 402-397-9944.  His email is here and his Facebook is https://www.facebook.com/....  Horace Boothroyd III also pointed out that he had a very close election last time, winning by less than 3% points.  Omaha!  Make sure you turnout and send him back to enjoy his big, nice home next year!

1:08 PM PT: This is funny video, speaking of "earning" his high salary:  he's been in office 12 years and has introduced only one bill that he's managed to pass.   Guess what it is


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