Make it Easy to Fire Federal Workers… And Then What?

July 28, 2016 2:11 PM Comments
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The author says that the government does a poor job of dealing with its poor performing employees, however, he says that making it easier to fire federal employees is not the answer.

Feds: Letter to Schools On Transgender Bathrooms Not Binding

July 28, 2016 9:23 PM Comments

The Obama administration now is playing down its May interpretation of a 1972 education law that directed schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom matching their gender identity.

FBI Reportedly Investigating Cyberattack On Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

July 28, 2016 9:16 PM Comments

The FBI is looking into a computer hack targeting a fundraising organization for Democrats running for Congress, according to a published report.

IRS Chief Threw Pencil Across the Room, Cursed Upon Finding Out About Tea Party Targeting Scandal

July 28, 2016 12:58 PM Comments

Then-IRS chief Steven Miller threw his pencil across the room and yelled, “Oh, s—t” when he was told in the spring of 2012 that his agency had been targeting Tea Party groups for heightened security, according to newly released documents.

FAA Safety Inspectors Unable To Make Surprise Inspections

July 28, 2016 9:18 PM Comments

U.S. safety inspectors are generally unable to conduct unannounced inspections of foreign repair stations where most airlines send their planes for major repair work, and sometimes must cancel inspections for lack of funds, according to a government watchdog.

How to Achieve Lasting Success By Becoming a More Attractive Person

July 27, 2016 4:10 PM Comments

The author says that to be successful in any area of your life or career, you must become an attractive person. She outlines 10 steps that can be used to help you achieve more personal success.

TSP Investors Pull $2.1 Billion Out of Stock Funds in June

July 27, 2016 12:10 PM Comments
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A volatile stock market and current events are making TSP investors nervous. Federal employees pulled more than $2 billion from their TSP stock funds in June. As is often the case, these attempts to time the market haven’t turned out so well.

Let’s Name TSA Lines After Politicians

July 28, 2016 11:15 AM Comments

The author says that since traveling Americans will spend much of their time waiting in security lines at airports, the lines should be named after the politicians who enacted legislation to create the long security procedures and wait times.

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