Dec 30, 2012

Pay-per-vote may be the only way to get congress to work

The 112th congress was the least unproductive in recorded history, passing only 219 bills.

Tying productivity to pay is at the heart of capitalism. So why not apply the same rules to congress with a pay-per-vote incentive plan?

With lawmakers acting as verbal supporters of capitalism, is there a reason to pay them for not being productive workers?

Pay-per-vote really is a simple concept that most American understand. If you don’t work, you don’t get paid. If nothing else, it would send the message to a do-nothing congress, that laziness and free-money handouts from taxpayers will not be part of the budget or added to the deficit.

However, the incentive for do-nothing congressional pay-moochers must go a step further.
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