Home | Community | Message Board

Please support our sponsors.

General Interest >> Political Discussion

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Trip'n Time

Registered: 11/17/02
Posts: 2,207
Loc: Florida
Last seen: 11 years, 10 months
Senate abusing there power abit?
    #1609712 - 06/05/03 01:03 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

I just found out (I believe its old news) that senate put in the constitution that they could give themselves a raise. This sound alittle fucked up? Theres not really a way to change it since to get rid of it now senate would have to vote to get rid of it which wont happen, hey I'd like to give myself raises to.

Did they also make federal holidays on mondays instead of friday since they already have friday off?

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Rise ye Must!
 User Gallery

Registered: 05/10/01
Posts: 3,182
Loc: South GA
Last seen: 8 months, 18 days
Re: Senate abusing there power abit? [Re: DailyPot]
    #1609734 - 06/05/03 01:11 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

This is VERY VERY old news. They don't go too hog wild because they wanna get re-elected. They get money from gray areas no one really sees.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Chill the FuckOut!
 User Gallery

Registered: 10/10/02
Posts: 27,301
Loc: mndfreeze's puppet army
Re: Senate abusing there power abit? [Re: DailyPot]
    #1609806 - 06/05/03 01:33 AM (14 years, 6 months ago)

I believe it was actually an ammendment saying that any raise they vote on for themselves could not be implemented until their next term. It's designed to reduce corruption(not that it really helped, tho).


"It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong."--Voltaire

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

General Interest >> Political Discussion

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Alask Panel Finds Palin Abused Power In Firing
( 1 2 3 all )
Prisoner#1 2,663 52 11/03/08 09:22 PM
by lonestar2004
* house legalizes torture.. senate to follow suit...
( 1 2 all )
3,245 21 09/30/06 06:13 AM
by BlueCoyote
* McConnell seeks to boost U.S. spy powers Luddite 437 1 04/11/07 08:14 PM
by Luddite
* Howard's roads to absolute power distortopia 338 0 07/13/04 11:58 AM
by distortopia
* US senators vote overwhelmingly to outlaw cruel or degrading treatment of detainees held abroad psilomonkey 717 6 10/06/05 08:32 PM
by gregorio
* Senate Goes Into Rare Closed Session
( 1 2 all )
lonestar2004 2,844 35 11/03/05 03:53 AM
by carbonhoots
* Why the Senate Should Not Confirm Samuel Alito
( 1 2 all )
Ancalagon 2,174 36 01/30/06 08:46 PM
by zappaisgod
* Justice Dept. Drafts Sweeping Expansion of Powers Evolving 560 2 02/08/03 11:05 AM
by Angry Mycologist

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Enlil
264 topic views. 1 members, 0 guests and 5 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Kraken Kratom
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.019 seconds spending 0.006 seconds on 19 queries.