Column: Let federal cuts come from lawmakers' salaries


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Our elected officials are still operating under the same old tiresome procedures, which at their best just kick the can down the road.

Come September or so, they will again face a financial cliff.

Perhaps it is time for the rules to be modified just a tad. Admittedly, this change wouldn’t help the financial system all that much, but it could possibly get our elected officials to start doing their job.

There is a saying about having “your dog in this fight.” Where are our executive and legislative dogs?

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