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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) just said NBC News “misrepresented facts and confused the public” in regard to Russian interference in the US election system.
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“$1MM Per Minute In Salaries, $22BN Per Year In Vacation Pay” And Other Fun Facts About The Federal Workforce
by Tyler Durden
The folks at Open The Books decided to take a deep dive into the salaries of 1.97 million federal employees, using data collected from the Office Of Personnel Management and the USPS via FOIA requests, and the endless examples of excessive pay and pure waste are sure to make you sick, if not downright suicidal. Here are just some of the key takeaways as summarized by OTB:
1. The federal government pays its disclosed workforce $1 million per minute, $66 million per hour, and $524 million per day. In FY2016, the federal government disclosed 1.97 million employees at a cash compensation cost of $136.3 billion.
2. Over a six-year period (FY2010-2016), the number of federal employees making $200,000 or more has increased by 165 percent; those making $150,000 or more has grown by 60 percent; and those making more than $100,000 has increased by 37 percent.
3. On average, federal employees are given 10 federal holidays, 13 sick days, and 20 vacation days per year. If each employee used 13 sick days and took 20 vacation days (more…)
(Larry Klayman) – Larry Klayman conceived of and founded Judicial Watch, Inc., on July 29, 1994, as an anti-corruption watchdog dedicated to investigating and prosecuting corruption in government and our legal system. At the time, Klayman had been a trial lawyer of 17 years, having been a prosecutor in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (Justice), where he served on the trial team that broke up AT&T, creating competition in the telecommunications industry. He also represented several agencies, such as the FTC, FDA, CPSC, NTSB and FRB…
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Ex-Navy boss says kids should be taught the ‘facts’ about 9/11 in school so they don’t believe ‘conspiracies’ online
Major terrorist attacks like 9/11 should be taught in schools to prevent children falling for conspiracy theories, a former Royal Navy boss has said.
Lord West of Spithead, the former First Sea Lord, said educators should add terrorist attacks like 9/11 and 7/7 to the curriculum so young people understand the facts behind what happened.
The Labour peer warned that at the moment, children can only learn about the September 11 attacks through websites, many of which purport “worrying” theories.
Speaking to The Times, Lord West said: “Anyone under 19 will have no memory of the September 11 attacks. They will know about it only if they’ve gone online and looked at websites, or been taught about it.
The Washington Post has corrected an article in which it said that Russian hackers had infiltrated the US power grid at a Vermont utility. The newspaper now says authorities have no such “indications” as people on social media claim the outlet promotes “fake news.” Read more On Friday, Burlington Electric, a Vermont-based power company, raised […]
Are you ready for the most anticipated presidential debate in decades? It is being projected that Monday’s debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton could potentially break the all-time record of 80 million viewers that watched Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter debate back in 1980. Many Americans probably hope to see some personal fireworks between the two nominees, but the two candidates have both expressed a desire to focus on substantive issues. There will likely be quite a few questions about the economy, and without a doubt this is an area where Trump and Clinton have some very sharp differences. The mainstream media would have us believe that the U.S. economy is in pretty good shape, and if that was true that would seem to favor Clinton. But is it actually true? The following are 26 incredible facts about the economy that every American should know for the Trump-Clinton debate…