There is a petition at:
Congress and the President must forfeit their pay and healthcare benefits until the fiscal cliff is resolved. And they must pass a solution, not a stop-gap.
And, if they miss the Jan 1 deadline, all of Congress and the President must take a permanent 15% pay cut. Their pay cannot be raised for two years.
"The American People" that both sides constantly regale live in this sort of world (do your job or don't get paid). If it is good enough for us, it's good enough for them.
It's not likely to actually happen but, if enough sign it, it might get some attention.
by John Coviello 5 years ago
Who Is Responsible For Lack of Fiscal Cliff Action?Since the Congress passes laws and the President just signs them, shouldn't Congress pass a law that averts the fiscal cliff and put the onus on the President to either sign it or veto it? That seems to be the best way to get some serious...
by Gemini Fox 5 years ago
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by Michele Travis 5 years ago
Obama want's to cut military funding= BadGOP won't raise taxes on the very rich= BadWill anyone agree about anything that will actually help the American people..No= BadThe GOP will not work with Obama no matter what=bad.
by misc-disc 5 years ago
Opinions on the impending DOOM of the "fiscal cliff?"I think the whole thing stinks. It's a whole lot of fear mongering meant to distract people from much more important issues. There is a 0% chance of "falling off the fiscal cliff," simply because the economy was created by us,...
by Team Wiseman 5 years ago
How does the fiscal cliff effect me, the average American?
by Charles James 5 years ago
Well, we have survived Sandy and the 1st Blizzard of the season. In addition we have passed GO for Obama 2.0. In the slowly deflating wake of the housing crisis, bank bailout and steroid injection, the States now face the 2nd greatest hurdle of the century: The Fiscal Cliff. For those unaware this...
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