Federal employees to rally on Capitol Hill against cuts

Feb 11, 2013 Full story: The Washington Post 213

The nation's largest federal-employee union plans to rally on Capitol Hill Tuesday, with the group expecting more than 1,500 supporters to urge Congress to shield government programs and services from spending cuts.

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lolol

Albuquerque, NM

#1 Feb 11, 2013
the gubbmint employees and their union wants congress (other gubbmint employees) to keep their jobs secure and continued raises as these same gubbmint employees drive the economy and 20million unemployed into the ground.

what could go wrong ?

Since: Oct 08

Alpharetta, GA

#2 Feb 11, 2013
Federal Employees...now there's a place that cuts can be made, and money saved. Govt employees are the most useless, underworked, overpaid illiterates on the payroll of any biz. it takes 3 of them to do the work of 1 real person....worker 1 is always off on vacation, annual leave, one of the 19 govt holidays, sick leave, optional Mon-Fri....worker 2 does the work, wrong, and worker 3 has to come along and fix it. Fire workers numbers 1 and 2, and tell worker 3 he has 2 weeks vacation a year,like real people, and save all the money wasted on #1 and 2.
And quit hiring to fill diversity quotas, hire somebody that can do the work....if a g ay, hispanic, female, minority in a wheelchair can do the job fine, but don't hire them because of their diversity.
Robert

Douglasville, GA

#3 Feb 11, 2013
we have been having to furlough teachers, police and other local government workers to get by and make ends meet, I don't care about their whining.

“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

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#4 Feb 11, 2013
Cut them loose.
senior citizen

Granite City, IL

#5 Feb 11, 2013
Lets start by taking away the pay raises that Obama gave to all of his flunkies. That could save thousands. Lets pull Obama's credit card for flying all over on our tax dollars, and some one should tell him he is NOT CAMPAIGING ANYMORE.

Lets start at the top and work down.
DemocRatocracy

Phoenix, AZ

#6 Feb 11, 2013
The real news:
All those Federal employees demonstrating and no loss of productivity... What does that tell you...
The Second

Phoenix, AZ

#8 Feb 11, 2013
Federal Employees - The answer to the question of why US citizens have the right to keep and bear arms.
Dane Thorsen

AOL

#9 Feb 11, 2013
Bureaucrats are vital to serving the Autocrat Obama and we all must submit to their every demand for more and more and more of their neighbors hard earned money.

“Forever Is Promised To No One”

Since: Nov 12

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#10 Feb 11, 2013
The Second wrote:
Federal Employees - The answer to the question of why US citizens have the right to keep and bear arms.
Lets fire the ones first that voted for Obama. They brought the problem on not only themselves but millions of Americans. Elections have their consequences.

“Forever Is Promised To No One”

Since: Nov 12

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#11 Feb 11, 2013
Deal With It wrote:
I say fire the SOB's. I bet there are plenty of pople who will take there place with the same pay and not bitch. These damn Unions are the real reason this nation is coming apart.
Reagan proved that with the Air Traffic Controllers.
lolol

Albuquerque, NM

#12 Feb 11, 2013
points to ponder

California says it doesn't have anywhere near the doctors needed to be able to care for the expected inrush of obamacare medicaid patients

BUT

the federal gubbmint has added 15,000 new IRS jobs to make sure the deadbeats pay their obamacare fines.

Wouldn't the money for the 15,000 new federal desk jockeys been better spent sending 5,000 new medical students to medical school ?

“We will never forget Obama's ”

Since: Mar 09

Muslim home boys killed 3000

#13 Feb 11, 2013
Fire them all!!!

“Forever Is Promised To No One”

Since: Nov 12

Location hidden

#15 Feb 11, 2013
lolol wrote:
points to ponder
California says it doesn't have anywhere near the doctors needed to be able to care for the expected inrush of obamacare medicaid patients
BUT
the federal gubbmint has added 15,000 new IRS jobs to make sure the deadbeats pay their obamacare fines.
Wouldn't the money for the 15,000 new federal desk jockeys been better spent sending 5,000 new medical students to medical school ?
IF you don't quit using logic, topix will throw you off the thread. It makes the liberals heads hurt.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#16 Feb 11, 2013
For once I have to agree with the lunatic fringe "conservatives".

We have 800,000 DOD civilian employees- that's 1 civilian for every 2 active duty members.

Fire half of them and that saves the taxpayer over $25 BILLION every year.

That would STILL leave 1 civilian for every 4 active duty members.

“We will never forget Obama's ”

Since: Mar 09

Muslim home boys killed 3000

#17 Feb 11, 2013
WeTheSheeple wrote:
For once I have to agree with the lunatic fringe "conservatives".
We have 800,000 DOD civilian employees- that's 1 civilian for every 2 active duty members.
Fire half of them and that saves the taxpayer over $25 BILLION every year.
That would STILL leave 1 civilian for every 4 active duty members.
Good, now if you could get yourself to agree with us about banning same sex marriage maybe there's hope for you afterall.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#18 Feb 11, 2013
American_Infidel wrote:
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Good, now if you could get yourself to agree with us about banning same sex marriage maybe there's hope for you afterall.
There's no reason to ban same-sex couples from marrying.

“We will never forget Obama's ”

Since: Mar 09

Muslim home boys killed 3000

#19 Feb 11, 2013
WeTheSheeple wrote:
<quoted text>
There's no reason to ban same-sex couples from marrying.
I knew it, youre a lost cause. No hope dope.

Since: Oct 08

Alpharetta, GA

#20 Feb 11, 2013
WeTheSheeple wrote:
<quoted text>
There's no reason to ban same-sex couples from marrying.
Almighty God frowns on it...it ain't natural

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#21 Feb 11, 2013
American_Infidel wrote:
<quoted text>
I knew it, youre a lost cause. No hope dope.
Then give a single rational reason to prevent same-sex couples from marrying?

“Forever Is Promised To No One”

Since: Nov 12

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#22 Feb 11, 2013
inbred Genius wrote:
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Almighty God frowns on it...it ain't natural
Even the gerbils wonder what the hell it's all about.

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