Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Big Money Congress Doesn't Deserve a Pay Raise

David's editorial concerning the recent, mostly unnoticed Congressional pay raise has been posted on CommonDreams.org.

It has this gem from Republican House Majority Leader Tome DeLay (R-TX): "It's not a pay raise," claimed DeLay, who will now make $183,500 a year. "It's an adjustment so that [we're] not losing [our] purchasing power."

Interesting, considering one of the areas where Congress has failed America's working families is the abysmal minimum wage.

Read the whole thing here.

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