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Tag: Federal Government
  • Federal Workers Rake in the Big Bucks

      At a time when workers’ pay and benefits have stagnated, federal employees’ average compensation has grown to more than double what private sector workers earn, a USA TODAY analysis finds. Federal workers have been awarded bigger average pay and benefit increases than private employees for nine years in a row. The compensation gap between …

  • Americans Don’t Trust Washington to Solve Their Problems

    According to a recent Pew poll, four out of five Americans don’t trust Washington to solve their problems, and one in three view the American government as a “major threat” to their freedoms. Just 19 percent said they were “basically content” with the federal government, 56 percent said they were “frustrated,” and 21 percent described …

  • An Accurate Depiction of the Healthcare Bill

    Read right to left, because government always operates backwards. If you’d like, you can also visit my Facebook page and tag yourself in this photo. I think an accurate location would be “You.”

  • Withdraw Consent!

    A mere twenty-one percent of Americans believe that the US government has the consent of the governed. Twenty-one percent. One out of five Americans believe that the government has legitimacy. Absorb that for a moment. The oversized federal government has finally met its day of reckoning. Simply put, it’s too big. But not too big …

  • Secession: A Possibility?

    Is secession — or, if not that, nullification and true states right — a possibility in the foreseeable future?  Though the idea has entered, in a small way, into the national debate, I am personally hesitant to acknowledge it as an event which our generation will live to see.  However, we are still young and …