GOP POTUS + GOP COTUS = Democrats’ Fault for Shutdown?

(Washington, DC — January 20, 2018) – On May 2, 2017, Chancellor Squirrelhead logged on to Twitter and tweeted – with his itsy-bitsy, teensy-weensy fingers – that the country needed “a good ‘shutdown’” as a means to “fix” it. Two hundred sixty-four days later, in spite of now complaining that he didn’t want the Federal…

Congress Brings in the Clowns for a Shutdown

(Washington, DC — January 19, 2018) – The United States of America once again found itself hurtling towards a shutdown of the Federal government, with its elected officials once again posturing in an atmosphere of acrimony and utter incompetence. Sad! The Fiscal Year 2018 budget was to take effect on October 1, 2017, but instead…

Thanksgiving Greetings Show Some Federal Agencies are Real Turkeys

(Washington, DC — November 24, 2016) – Federal agencies scrambled this week to post messages of cheer and warmth regarding today’s Thanksgiving holiday. Many even sent out messages via LISTSERVs to further spread their positive messages. But it turns out that “safety” this holiday season isn’t for everyone. An anonymous Federal agency, sending out greetings…

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…

People Persons Prepare to Pack Up at OPM

(Washington, DC)   The Federal government’s Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the agency responsible for hiring Federal employees and coordinating benefits, retirements, and other services, announced on January 22 that it was laying off 300 employees in the name of budget reductions. And the department suffering from the layoffs is even more shocking … to…