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Discussion in 'Politics' started by freeatlast, Apr 16, 2011.
I wish this rumor would stop flying thur the information superhighway
For all the actual info - click here for Snopes
(note the first part is listing the rumors - the true info is toward the bottom of the page)
First, it is not one term - it is a minimum period of 5 years which would be 3 terms.
Second, they do not get it immediately upon leaving office (unlike the military) rather they mus pass a certain age.
Third - They do contribute to bot ha retirement system and to Social Security.
Fourth, I am getting tired of bringing up this link - I don't know how many times I have gotten this stupid email.
Folks, please check the FACTS before passing on false info
I will mention that the retirement for Congress is way too generous, but facts are still facts.
(personally, I believe there should be no retirement for congress -)
Thank you for the quick response. I will remove this post.I usually check this stuff out, but I got it from someone I felt reliable. Still my fault for not checking, thanks again.
Nothing personal, ( esp after that post I made of your quote on the Calif Bill !
But go ahead and leave this entire thread up, including your OP, so people will be aware, and have the facts when it comes to their E-mailbox in the next 1,ooo days...
Sometimes some folks are so desperate to prove their point they get so over excited and will go to any extreme