Waste of money for Furlough Notices

So you may think that this sequestration and government furloughs are saving the government money. Well think again, as many workers are receiving their furlough notices this week, they are reporting copious amounts of waste.  The average furlough letter is three pages or two pieces of paper, so each employee is required to sign a … Continue reading Waste of money for Furlough Notices

Avoid Sounding Like an Idiot When Discussing Politics

We all know someone who loves to talk politics but sounds like a jerk every time they do. Talking about politics may be taboo for many of us but it doesn't have to be Discussing—not arguing—politics is important to broadening our horizons, cementing our opinions, or just understanding others. Here's how to do it without … Continue reading Avoid Sounding Like an Idiot When Discussing Politics

Deal or No Deal?

Most political analysts on the Hill are predicting that a short-term sequester appears likely. With the “meat ax” about to fall, Congress is still at odds over the budget. Senate Democrats are now pushing a $110B package that would raise new reve-nues and reduce planned defense spending by $27.5B. But House Republicans are flatly refusing … Continue reading Deal or No Deal?