Ian Smith

Ian Smith

Ian Smith is one of the co-founders of FedSmith.com. He enjoys writing about current topics that affect the federal workforce.

Holiday Travel Advice from the TSA

Whether you love the new security procedures or hate them, there’s no disputing that TSA has been up against a lot of public scrutiny because of the new procedures. Here is how the agency recommends making your air travel easier as you fight the crowds over this Thanksgiving holiday.

Cows, People and Flying – A Second Look

Ralph found on a recent experience with airline travel that some people will develop a herd mentality in crowded situations. Another FedSmith author gives his take on the situation.

Tea Parties Will Have Significant Impact According to Readers

Are the tea parties held on April 15th a one-time event or will they have a most lasting impact on American politics? Most readers see a significant impact but there is a widely divergent view of the events and why they are important with comments ranging from “patriotic demonstrations” to “racist.”

Show Me the Money!

The percentages for the 2006 pay increases in the federal government are out now. But what are the actual dollar amounts of the salaries of some of the higher ranking government officials?

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