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Aww: Government Unions Stage Anti-Sequester Protests

Col Bat Guano Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 11:27 AM
The DHS, Department of Education, Energy. Three federal departments serving no real purpose we'd be better off without.
NW-Res Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 11:35 AM
Oh, but that would mean federal employees would loose their over paid jobs and that wouldn't look very good for BO.

Don't furlough me, bro:

More than three dozen federal workers picketed outside the Bolling Federal Building in Kansas City Wednesday, calling for an end to the automatic federal spending cuts known as sequestration. “Sequestration stinks,” one protest sign said. The automatic sequester cuts went into effect earlier this month. They require tens of thousands of federal workers to take unpaid furloughs, and many workers are now being notified of their furlough schedule. Most furloughs won’t take effect until April. “Federal employees are hard-working Americans just like everyone else,” said a statement from Shannon McPeek, president...