One can make a very good living in the Federal government, and these numbers don’t factor in bonuses or retirement pension. Also one must also consider how much extreme job security is worth.
Look, you have to give the Republicans credit. This sort of thing would never happen at a progressive convention. Seriously.
May the 4th Amendment live and live again.
HT to The Woz.
But remember Denmark is the happiest place in the world. (sic)
Congress didn’t authorize this payment. What gives?
Sadly the answer is all too familiar. Rule of law be damned.
Byron Allen is calling some people and organizations out.
Prison Planet tends to be a bit over the top for me often. But this is a very good video.
Nothing wrong with foreign governments giving hundreds of thousands of dollars to the foundation of a sitting Secretary of State and likely candidate for US President. Nope. Totally cool. Nothing wrong with that at all.
The Fed is gearing for battle.
PJ O’Rourke is probably in my top 5 favorite writers of all time. He begins speaking at 16:30 in the video.
Fundamentally it comes down to whether one thinks one can get something for nothing. If it has been your experience that something can actually be gotten for nothing, no work, no money, no “other people’s money,” no blood, then congratulations. You live in an easier world than the rest of us. If however you are inclined to think that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, then perhaps you should be concerned about the piles of sovereign debt stretching into the wispy stratosphere.
The stakes are now so high for the proponents of central bank debt creation that even if they saw the error of their ways (unlikely) they will still run us off a cliff if unchecked.