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  • If this pay freeze bill gets passed, every phacking one of you who blow money on
    tncem
    unions should immedately quit paying union dues. These unions have FAILED to prevent anything negative from occurring. Time to dump them all! Their usefulness has expired many years ago, which is evidenced by their very failure to protect government workers and their very salaries. I don't give a phacking hoot about what they did years ago - they're useless now and THAT is all that matters.
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  • freeze my pay so Exxon's CEO can get a bigger bonus?  (Flagged as Abuse)
    Jerry A.
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  • One GOP Senator isn't enough  (Flagged as Abuse)
    Rob
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  • I would like to know...
    Shiloh62
    When is Congress going to Freeze their pay, as well as their staffs? Congress is essentially a Federal employee, as they are elected to serve their constituants in Washington, and should be under the pay freeze as well as the same Health Care and Retirement Benefits that Federal employees are enroll in (which they are not). They keep heaping the problems they created onto the backs of the Federal employee. So if they are going to freeze the Federal workers pay again, then they should also have their pay frozen for three years.
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  • Um....
    Damascus Transplant
    The article did mention the pay freeze would include members of Congress and the Legislative Branch....
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  • Senate amendment would extend pay freeze through 2013
    John B
    A pay freeze on all of us, is one thing but those folks in the House and Senate want to use or spend this/our money on other, projects. I'm for saving or bringing the debt down but this is just dumb. My guess is that we will never get out of owing Trillions of dollars, if we cut here or there and just spend it somewhere,else. Make's no sense and the American Tax payers(including us Federal Employees)should tell our elected official, we are not that stupid.
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  • Senate amendment would extend pay freeze through 2013
    John B
    A pay freeze on all of us, is one thing but those folks in the House and Senate want to use or spend this/our money on other, projects. I'm for saving or bringing the debt down but this is just dumb. My guess is that we will never get out of owing Trillions of dollars, if we cut here or there and just spend it somewhere,else. Make's no sense and the American Tax payers(including us Federal Employees)should tell our elected official, we are not that stupid.
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  • My view
    Time Bandit
    I used to be a contractor for the Navy for 10 years, I was laid off back in 2010. My salary was $49k before taxes, the next job I got paid me $37k before taxes. I was laid off that job after 6 months, due to the housing market tanking. The job I hold now pays $30k before taxes, I had no choice but to take back steps to get a job. Be happy you have a job...it could be worse.
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  • You're missing the big picture
    bluesky
    Every time the (R) have to pay for something, they turn to freezing our pay or cutting our benefits to fund it. We're the piggy bank they're going to use to prevent deep cuts to defense in 2013. In short, this additional pay freeze is just one of the many hits coming our way. http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0312/73867.html
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  • My federal employees.....
    Wilhelm Heisenburg
    I calll to my fellow federal employees. Congress is cutting back on program funding but still expecting us to increase output with fewer staff and resources and then cutting our pay. Solution, you get what you pay for. Cut back in your productivity! In the end, they will have a deadbeat workforce. You notice that SES and congressional benefits are far greater than us lowly FERS and CRS employees. Get rid of the government classs system. Put congress on the same health care plan as us lowly federal employees and abolish the SES system and put them back into the GS system-there is some savings. Probably billions of dollars over 50 years. There are lots of ways to trim the budget, no one on the hill has figured it out yet as it involves making decisions which might compromise you politically. Have a backbone congress!
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