Until there was a pay raise in 1814, US Congressmen were paid $6 per diem when Congress was in session.
Hindsight may be 20-20, but foresight is 40-40. At least that is how Southern Baptists see it.
I have not yet determined exactly how, but it is my intention to participate at some level and hope to involve the students in my Western Civilization classes in the 40/40 Prayer Vigil for Spiritual Revival and National Renewal that is being planned by Southern Baptists. [Read more…]
In this week’s radio address President Bush stated, “At this moment, somewhere in the world, terrorists are planning a new attack on America. And Congress has no higher responsibility than ensuring we have the tools to stop them.”
Doesn’t he know that Congress has been been preoccupied with the urgently important task of trying to figure out whether or not Roger Clemens used steroids? Isn’t our concern for the integrity of professional baseball why we sent these guy to Washington? We wouldn’t want them to get sidetracked on to issues of national security when they can be spending thousands of hours and millions of dollars debating whether or not a baseball player took steroids.