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Congress is -- five week recess some of them will be working of course getting reelected and other important things.
Many of them will however have some time off.
And these folks we -- do get a lot of time often a lot of money and a lot of other perks that most of America doesn't.
With -- adjusting to just take a quick look at what congress does get congress get some vacation.
Days this year out of Washington of course -- not -- vacation it includes work in their district.
Well but it's a lot of time away from Washington isn't something I personally would prefer they.
Do more often get away from Washington -- were all the trouble starts compare that to the average number of vacation days for us -- working citizens.
Eight days that's eight days.
I mean that's that's fair is it as the president will say and how about all the money.
Congress is based salary a 174000.
The rest of us mere citizens.
We make on average just over 45000.
Dollars a year and did -- mention the -- -- free car for crying out loud.
Upper house members free flights almost anywhere -- a free membership to -- -- Jim.
The rest of -- have to deal with the average price -- gasoline.
That comes in there about 360 a gallon right now it's going down so -- improve forest.
-- congress still won't have to worry about it average airline ticket prices 379.
And averaged gym membership 42 dollars a month.
You get the idea congress saying a bad place to work.
And then there's the rest of us mayor says.
Now they may not have an easy job we can argue about that but it's certainly not as tough as both Republicans and Democrats seem to want to make it.
Congress is Gallup approval is that 15% right now by the way.
-- public policy poll earlier this year found Americans like.
Cockroaches colonoscopy is root canals and lights.
More than congress.
But -- really -- me is when congressional men and women.
Seem to think themselves to be above all the rest of -- creating an even greater gulf between our government and the people that backed government.
Then divide was no more in evidence than just before congress -- out on this this five week recess.
And it was all about obamacare.
Because of the health care law.
Members of congress are going to have to pay an additional 5000.
Dollars a year.
Where an individual health care plan and 111000 dollars a year for family coverage.
That's here to a lot of -- -- -- make a little bit of money but a lot more than just about everybody else in the country.
Toward putting Democrats and obamacare supporters they revolted.
And President Obama struck a deal requiring that.
We -- citizens and taxpayers.
Pick up the cost for congressional employees who buy policies on the obamacare exchanges scheduled to open in less than -- the rest of us.
We get -- -- -- little more money.
For Obama care.
Many residents in new York and California may actually -- -- it decreases in those premiums -- residents for example.
Across the country will definitely see increases on average.
But -- for certain we figure it's going to be about a 34 points or 5% -- Ohio where you all -- Woolsey about 41%.
In Indiana health care costs going up an average of 72%.
What has said there's congress and then there's the rest of us and the golf is even wider between us.
And our president's big shot president's although this president seems to be trying especially hard.
To distance himself from we -- citizens vacationing on a multimillion dollar.
Marketers vineyard -- mr.
Obama showing great restraint though by.
Not leaving town until the Saturday for his vacation.
So for now I -- -- just on that basis I put the score.
At Obama won.
Faulkner is not recover right back.
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