Federal Employees’ Viewpoint for 2014 Continues Downward Trend

(Washington, DC) – The results from the 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) are in. And they’re not good. The FEVS is commissioned by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Sent out whenever OPM feels like it, the FEVS accepts input from current Federal employees and ranks their concerns and opinions about their jobs, their…

ISIS Going Postal Over Ebola

(Washington, DC) – Ted Kaczynski, move over. You’ve got company. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) (also known as “Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)” and “Islamic State (IS)” and “Al-Qaeda in Iraq”) has taken a page from the Unabomber’s playbook and is now threatening “postal jihad” against the United States.…

The Politics of Ebola

(Washington, DC) – When FLATLINEgov first reported on the African Ebola outbreak on August 6, there had been 1,700 cases reported, 900 of whom died. America’s public health officials assured average, ordinary, everyday Americans that they had nothing to fear from Ebola. Two months later, average, ordinary, everyday Americans can see just how wrong the…