Letter: Eliminate Congress, save money

The Capitol Dome silhouetted against the rising sun

The Capitol Dome silhouetted against the rising sun in Washington, DC. Photo Credit: Getty Images

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From the Supreme Court's decisions on same-sex marriage and on the Voting Rights Act ["Fair voting now up to Congress," Editorial, June 26], we now see that it's the judicial branch of government that makes the laws. So why does America need Congress anymore?

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Look at all the money America could save by not having to give all those dollars and perks to congressional representatives. In 2012, they spent just a little over 150 days in session. They do nothing and give themselves everything. The only work the majority of them do is on trying to get themselves re-elected.

Douglass Robinson, Levittown

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