Congress should follow same rules as everyone else

2013-08-19T00:00:00Z Congress should follow same rules as everyone else nwitimes.com
August 19, 2013 12:00 am

Most work hard for their money. They are citizens who pay large amounts in taxes to live in our great country and have a voice. They elect other citizens to represent them in accomplishing what they, the people, want and ask only to be treated equally.

Certain advantages and individual personal gains of elected chosen few have reversed our initial intentions. Folks we send to represent us are enjoying the lives of royalty, inclusive of lucrative health insurance benefits compliments of the taxpayer.

Let's slow down a little and take a good look — what gives those who represent us the privilege and the right to be exempt from any plan like Obamacare? Remember, they are still citizens, and they should be held to the same standard as any other citizen. To exempt them from the same treatment, restrictions, laws, etc. is discrimination at its worst.

Take a firm stand — no fooling around. Stand up and be heard.

- Art Clemens, DeMotte

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