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Well imagine getting paid for working only a third of the year.
How about a full time salary with 25 weeks vacation.
Now how would you feel if you're the one paying the salaries for those people.
Guess what you are it's -- these guys and girls.
Our 112 congress 535.
Elected officials employed by yes to work for -- -- gets what things haven't been getting done lately.
This congress is on track to be the least productive congress in more than a generation.
And it's not like it doesn't have work to -- it does so why are they all running away look at if this happened right before we came on air.
This is what they call the jail break video.
Congress breaking for its August recess running away.
And our elected officials running from a whole host of unfinished business.
It's still haven't come up with a plan to fix the post office for example many of the post offices problems congress created.
Like the -- forcing it to pay ahead for future retirement benefits sucking billions of dollars a year out of the agency's budget.
Or this national security.
You know for years intelligence officials have been warning us of the dangers of cyber attacks against the US.
It's already a virtual war out there.
The Pentagon said it lost tens of thousands of files after computers at a private contractor were hacked by a foreign government.
And that was a year ago congress that it would get on the case so what happen this week.
Nothing the cyber security bill went down in flames one of the bipartisan bill's chief sponsors with senator Susan Collins of Maine here's what she had to say.
Rarely have -- been so disappointed in the Senate's failure to come to grips with the threat to our country.
We're not surprised if congress fails to come to grips with a lot of stuff.
Another piece of work left -- -- -- lawmakers as they prepare to go to break the farm bill.
Nag you would think after an historic drought that has half the country bone dry food prices through the roof congress would -- up its Q Easter.
Not a chance.
Other work not done the free trade bill with Russia re authorizing the violence against women actions be permanent already.
And of course the big when the fiscal -- figuring out what's going to happen with your taxes come at the end of the year.
So with all of this work left and -- what critically important issues -- congressman up to.
Let me tell you.
Naming post offices that's right congress is so busy naming post offices it's done nothing.
To actually -- that.
They were also working on this the permanent electronic.
Duck stamp of 2012.
Important may -- but not when -- goose is getting cut.
How about that's the Belarus democracy you reauthorization.
Act -- lawmakers could find it on a map that we did here it is.
We dropped in on a congressional hearing today to see what they're up to here is there were talking about food on Amtrak trains believe it or not.
So -- and they discovered.
Because of taxpayer subsidy is a nine dollar and fifty cent cheeseburger on an Amtrak train actually cost taxpayers.
Figure that -- With a perfect hearing to drop -- on -- that's what congress does best wasting time talking about how they're wasting our money.
I -- -- they take a break from that it's actually good thing.
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