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Cushy pension

Attention all voters, we need to start a bill in Washington to place all members of Congress on Social Security.

Our senators and congress persons do not pay into Social Security nor do they collect from it. Social Security benefits are not suitable for persons of their high position in society.

Many years ago they voted for their own special benefit plan. When they retire, regardless of their age, they draw the same pay until they die. During their life span they can receive about $7.8 million dollars and their wives may receive about $275,000. This plan costs them nothing. We the taxpayers pick up the tab for this plan. The funds for this retirement plan come from General Funds. “Our Tax Dollars at Work.”

The voters need to jerk this Golden Fleece Retirement Plan from under the Senators and Congressman. Put them into the Social Security plan with the rest of us.

Paul M. Hinshelwood

Grass Valley

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