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Message from "non-essential personnel".
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"None of us is indispensable, but I do know that I'm very good at what I do."

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Fri Jan 11th, 2019 at 06:22:42 PM EST
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I'm not entirely sure what he expects Kamala Harris to do. After all, she has a re-election and a probable presidential primary fund to build.

I'd be more impressed if he laid blame on the GOP at this point

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Fri Jan 11th, 2019 at 07:04:15 PM EST
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walp, blaming the GOP and Trump for all things untoward is exactly what the DCCC has done since, oh, ever. And vice-versa.

I wouldn't be surprised if all the tweeter --supposedly Harris' constituent, unlike prospective refugees from US-addled Central America-- wanted from Harris and her colleagues was payroll restored for "non-essential personnel", would you?

Now, his representative's purported principled opposition to financing a border wall might bring those two figures into conflict, if the two do not share the same courage of and, more pertinent, US Constitutional authorities to resolve this particular dispute between the Congress and the POTUS.

Ersatz "Four Pillars" of freedom FTW hang in the balance with the sausage links and personal sacrifices.

Of course, the livelihoods of neither Congress, POTUS, certain GS staff nor Judiciary are in immediate danger of retribution meted by "non-essential" classes of the body politic.

One waits with bated breath for the conclusion of this negotiation of convictions and profane priorities --seldom cast with responsibilities and obligations to US citizens. We are the world.

I for one am daily reminded of a cruel truth, recently discovered by my associate in a much, much more modest "leadership position": Persuasion is weighted with means to reward and punish.

At least, Mr Murillo is looking for a reward from Ms Harris.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Fri Jan 11th, 2019 at 08:05:37 PM EST
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Federal employee unions sue over shutdown
Pardon me! Who didn't see this coming? The ones invested in P&G Puffs® brand facial tissue or the ones what donated to Andrew McCabe's and James Comey's GoFundMe "legal defense" funds?

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Sat Jan 12th, 2019 at 12:16:09 AM EST
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Congress approves back pay for workers affected by current shutdown, future ones
The measure passed [FRIDAY] with broad bipartisan support, 411-7. All seven votes against the bill came from Republicans.

"On the first day that some of our federal employees will miss their paycheck, Congress is saying and guaranteeing that workers will be paid not only for this shutdown, but God forbid if we have any future ones, that their pay will be guaranteed," Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Friday.

President Trump has indicated he would sign the bill, which the Senate passed unanimously on THURSDAY.

uh oh. Pelosi sermon developing ...

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Sat Jan 12th, 2019 at 01:01:35 AM EST
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