Take away the "golden parachutes" of Politicians and place them into Social Security to sink or swim with the rest of us.
Currently, all Politicians have their own version of a retirement "golden parachute". With your constituents suffering with the economy the way it is; this is no more acceptable than Bank CEOs receiving "golden parachute" bonuses, while their businesses tank.
While I realize this is a tough step to take, since you personally benefit from the current retirement plan, I think that it would do wonders for your electability in the future.
I can't think of anyone that wouldn't vote for a politician that actually SHOWS their constituency that they understand their financial pain and is willing to share that pain until Social Security is fixed.
In fact, I expect your constituents would consider you a HERO for backing such a measure!
Thanks so much for your time and attention.
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