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We're seeing the hypocrisy daily: The TX GOP Congressman berating a Federal Park ranger for the closure of a WWII memorial to visiting WWII veterans - a closure necessitated by his vote and those ...
by dweb8231
Comment Count 235 comments on Fri Oct 04, 2013 at 08:03 AM PDT with 311 Recommends
Definition: sacrifice 1. giving up of something valued: a giving up of something valuable or important for somebody or ...
by jamess
Comment Count 87 comments on Tue Jan 04, 2011 at 04:31 AM PST with 101 Recommends
Meat shortages won't be the only way federal worker furloughs affect our lives if the sequester takes effect. Nearly two million workers, approximately 800,000 of them ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 110 comments on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 02:17 PM PST with 49 Recommends
At first I thought this might be the shutdown quote of the day: "We're not going to be disrespected. We have to get something out of this. And I don't know what that even is." - Rep. Marlin ...
by daveUSA
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Oct 03, 2013 at 05:43 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
If the sequester goes into effect on March 1, furloughs could start hitting federal workers in April. That wouldn't just mean a hit to the paychecks of nearly two million workers, it could also ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 68 comments on Mon Feb 18, 2013 at 10:55 AM PST with 40 Recommends
Two years of frozen pay for federal workers is about to turn into three years of frozen pay. Senate Democrats are caving on the extended pay freeze House Republicans included in their continuing ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 29 comments on Thu Mar 14, 2013 at 08:15 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
Federal workers whose pay has been frozen for two years should have another nine months of freeze, 218 House Republicans and 43 House Democrats voted ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 149 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 09:36 AM PST with 33 Recommends
Lyin' Paul Ryan The dishonesty of ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 11:47 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
I am not sure as the entire media narrative behind this story, but there has been a small brouhaha over an increase in ...
by DrSteveB
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Nov 19, 2010 at 01:19 PM PST with 26 Recommends
Since it's Tax Day, Congress has been passing some tax-themed bills. I would like to highlight one of them, the so-called "Federal Employee Tax Accountability Act of 2015." This bill would ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 04:50 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
The House just passed the Murray-Ryan budget with a large bipartisan majority of 332 to 94. 169 Republicans and 163 Democrats voted for it. 62 Republicans and 32 Democrats voted against it. ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 61 comments on Thu Dec 12, 2013 at 04:27 PM PST with 21 Recommends
Last Wednesday, President Obama gave a talk on economic mobility and income inequality at the Center for American Progress. It's somewhat strange to stage your speech on economic mobility at a DC ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Dec 09, 2013 at 08:44 PM PST with 21 Recommends
Hundreds of members of a federal workers union are lobbying Congress this week to avert the sequester, keeping those workers on ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 29 comments on Tue Feb 26, 2013 at 07:14 AM PST with 20 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Mar 14, 2013 at 06:35 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Oct 12, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
That's one way to put it: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/10/mark-begich-government-shutdown-knuckleheads-98012....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Oct 09, 2013 at 07:42 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Republicans never met a Government Employee they wouldn't bash. And then slash. Except for themselves, of course. Unpaid day off for many in federal workforce by Donna Cassata, Associated Press --
by jamess
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue May 28, 2013 at 05:45 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Last diary of the day, I swear. You know how we hear politicians talk a lot about "shared sacrifice"? Well one Senator decided to put his money where his mouth is: http://www.adn.com/2013/04/04/...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 06:28 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Originally appearing in the Baltimore Sun 2/20/...
by Senator Ben Cardin
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 08:38 AM PST with 13 Recommends
By Matt Murray for the [NH Labor News http://nhlabornews.com/] [Original link http://wp.me/p2yHP6-1Hx] I have talked a lot about the attacks on workers in the Federal Sector .  Lately there has ...
by NH LABOR NEWS
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Nov 23, 2012 at 08:54 AM PST with 12 Recommends