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Drivers not needed

As I was driving home from work I passed one of the Commissioners. He was relaxing in the back seat of the car and he had a driver fighting the traffic for him.

Do the Commissioners and other Senior Executives REALLY need someone to drive them around? At the office they have reserved parking and meetings attended at hotels have valet parking. It's not like they have to park far away and walk.

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Make Telework Mandatory

Make Telework mandatory for all workers who have the cability work remotely. This will eliminate the need for a workspace, eliminates the need for a phone, a desk, a chair, lights, maintenance, overcrowded office space. Government needs to use Technology and let that technology work smarter and cheaper for the tax payer. I could work from home every day, I have a home computer and a telephone. It's all I need to do... more »

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Eliminiate Congressional Retirements for less than 20 years serv

There is no excuse for paying any congress person a retirment if they have not been in office for at least 20 years. They should not get an inflated reitrement from the tax payers. If they want a retirement paid for by the tax payer then they have to earn it. it should not be given to them for serving 1 or 2 terms in office. If they don't make it to 20 years of service then apparently they weren't doing a very good... more »

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Social Security and Disability reform

There is too much fraud related to getting social security and disability benefits. For someone to receive any one of these benefits, the paperwork should be notarized and submitted with a fraud disclaimer indicating that if the information is falsified, criminal punishment will occur. This should also be signed by any doctor or educator that indicates that a person cannot work or learn due to a disability. If the... more »

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Cut DoD Funding - Streamline it

The fact that DoD gets the majority of our funding in this country is sickening. We are the most advanced Military nation on earth yet we have no enemy to fight. Why are not downsizing and doing away with waste in the military? Cuts have to be made all across the board and so far this sacred cow is getting away with giving pay raises. Lets cut and start trimming more of this fat.

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