On top of all that, CNBC is reporting that government employees owe billions -- yes, with a "b" -- in delinquent taxes.
It gives a whole new meaning to the term "good enough for government work," doesn't it?
Two big ways the new Congress can make a real impact is to:
(1) Make serving as a government worker more commensurate with the salary and benefit of those working in the private sector; and
(2) Make themselves a part-time legislature. One of the reasons they do so much mischief is that they're in session year 'round, and obviously feel compelled to justify their existence.
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