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Shocker: Bureaucrat-Dominated Panel Claims Bureaucrats Are Underpaid

tbashaw Wrote: Oct 23, 2012 2:59 PM
the unemployment level for government folks is HALF of the private sector, and the number of government employees is rising! I am paying taxes for their employment benefits, along with those on welfare. It would be much better if there were private sector jobs for these people, so my taxes could go down.

Since I’ve been in Washington from more than 25 years, it takes something really remarkable to shock me. But when I read today that federal bureaucrats are supposedly underpaid, notwithstanding all the evidence to the contrary, I thought somebody had sent me an article from the Onion.

But then I saw that the assertion of underpaid bureaucrats was put together by the stooges at the Federal Salary Council, a body controlled by government employee unions.

Here are some excerpts from a Federal News Radio report about their preposterous claim.

The gap in pay between federal employees and private-sector workers...

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