Did You Know...


Rep. Jan Schakowsky subsists on tuna salad, chicken, pasta and baked beans for the people

By Doug Powers  •  July 25, 2014 08:01 AM

**Written by Doug Powers

Before reading on, cue up the appropriate soundtrack:

Rep. Jan Schakowsky is “living the wage” this week, meaning that supposedly she’s confining her food budget to what somebody making minimum wage would be eating.

Here’s this week’s menu:

Still way better than a FLOTUS-mandated school lunch, right? Personally I’d heavy up on the hot dogs a little more but otherwise, not bad.

Other members of Congress are faux sacrificing this week as well:

Are they also giving up satellite television and their congressional perks this week?

This is classic: Dems are “justifying” the need to increase the minimum wage by pointing out how much more expensive the basics are since the dawn of the age of Obama:

From “Hope & Change” to “soup line sympathy we can believe in” just a few years later.

But just to prove #LiveTheWage is a bipartisan effort, Michelle’s also down with the sacrifice. You’re not alone, Rep. Schakowsky!

**Written by Doug Powers

Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

blog comments powered by Disqus

Harry Reid (D-Espicable) preemptively blames Republicans and NRA for the next terrorist attack in the U.S.

November 20, 2015 01:23 PM by Doug Powers


Retirement beckons

Your tax dollars at work: Planned Parenthood announces $20 million effort to defeat Republicans

November 19, 2015 07:51 AM by Doug Powers


“God bless you” Planned Parenthood

Obama’s ‘historic transparency’ pledge seeks refugee status after White House call with US governors

November 17, 2015 10:42 PM by Doug Powers


Need-to-know information that YOU don’t need to know

After jihadists attack Paris, a resolute Obama lectures Republicans about intolerance

November 16, 2015 09:04 PM by Doug Powers


Obama’s straw men among those seeking asylum

Categories: 2016 Campaign, Democrats, Hillary Clinton, Hollyweird, Politicians, Politics

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook