February 26, 1907

On February 26, 1907, the US Congress raised their own salaries to $7,500. In 1907, the average workers’ annual salary was between $200 to $400. So, it’s not just now that our Congressmen and Congresswoman are out of touch with the common man and woman. It seems they have always been callous toward the average persons’ needs.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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