Skip to comments.I work for Uncle Sam, and Iím proud of it
Posted on 10/02/2013 9:16:14 AM PDT by Night Hides Not
I am a federal bureaucrat. A professional government employee. And guess what? Im damn proud of it.
It seems that all I hear these days are the once and future leaders of our country tripping over themselves to denigrate the work we do. Im tired of it, and Im fed up. I dont claim to represent anyone other than myself, but I would bet that a fair number of federal employees feel as I do.
We are lawyers, doctors, PhD students, economists, writers, electricians, construction workers, security officers and technology specialists. We are not a drain on the national economy; rather, we are a primary reason why the United States remains as great as it is.
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Damn! My ‘bullshit detector’ just buried the needle...
I hope he finally convinced himself how important he is. Better put him on suicide watch.
Yes, you are - every time you get a paycheck.
And how many of them would we actually hire, if we actually had a choice?
I call BS; outside the military I have yet to meet a government worker who wasn't in it for glory, money, power or the security of a government pension.
you don’t get it....every government job means one less in the private sector.
Wow. That is positively delusional.
The exact opposite is true.
Nonsense. They have aided and abetted al Qaeda.
They armed al Qaeda.
And they have made Americans their enemy.
When I visited DC, I realized how widespread and deep the prosperity is there.
The men wear 1000 dollar suits, and the women 400 dollar dresses, handbags, and shoes.
Jason claims to be in the State Dept. I wonder if he organizes Gay Pride rallies in foreign lands.
Tell that to the NPS Rangers who just disobeyed orders and allowed WWII vets into their memorial for the second straight day.
your bio says you’re a cpa
Undoubtedly true in some regards, but these are the kinds of people who make their own processes almost impossibly dense. Any military mission nowadays is typically fairly easy to get done. The really difficult part is navigating the related bureaucracies for funding, approval, communications, security, etc.
....he might as well have said “I’m a transgender child molester with no discernible skills, and I’m proud of it.....”
Since the vast majority of the federal government is well outside the limits of the Constitution, it stands to reason that so are the vast majority of federal employees.
Forget the shovel and get out the snorkel; the Obama horse sh*t’s neck deep out there and getting deeper by the minute.
Journalism major trying to impress WP editor.
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