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Report: Sheila Jackson Lee is ‘worst boss’ on Capitol Hill
Houston Chronicle ^ | January 24, 2013

Posted on 01/25/2013 4:28:10 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia

Houston Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee is a tough boss. Even she will tell you that.

After all, one former staff member famously told the conservative web site The Daily Caller that the Democratic congressman once declared, “I’m a queen, and I demand to be treated like one.”

A 2011 Texas on the Potomac investigation revealed that Jackson Lee went through more staff more quickly than any other member of the Texas congressional delegation. Now, a new study by the Washington Times found that the veteran Texas Democrat had the highest turnover rate for all of Congress over the past decade.

An average of 53 percent — more than half — of Jackson Lee’s staff — leave her office every year.

(Excerpt) Read more at blog.chron.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: congress; sheilajacksonlee

1 posted on 01/25/2013 4:28:21 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

If they would just put her and Valerie Jarrett together in a small locked room, they could charge on pay-per-view

the battle of the beyotches


2 posted on 01/25/2013 4:31:10 AM PST by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

If I read this poorly written article properly, it appears that the top three worst bosses are females.


3 posted on 01/25/2013 4:38:55 AM PST by monocle
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

This cow is the one who needs to be turned over - but I guess with all the Katrina welfare chasers living in Houston now that’ll never happen.


4 posted on 01/25/2013 4:42:13 AM PST by grobdriver (Sic semper tyrannis!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Can we put her in charge of the EPA or department of education. 2 places that desperately need a house cleaning.
5 posted on 01/25/2013 4:42:34 AM PST by outpostinmass2
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To: outpostinmass2

As long as she is in congress Hank Johnson will always be the second stupidest congressman.


6 posted on 01/25/2013 4:47:28 AM PST by southernerwithanattitude (New and Improved Redneck!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I can attest to this first hand.

I was coming through Reagan Airport on a business trip, and appartently Queen Sheila had been in First Class on the same flight.

I was waiting for my bags, and she came prancing in with her lackey in tow. She was jappering in his here the entire time, and he was dutifully writing every word he said.

Guy standing next to me said she didn’t shut up the entire flight anf the poor guy with her took notes the whole time. Said she complained to the stewardess (refuse to see attendant) about every single thing too. Seat was uncomfortable, drink wasn’t cold enough, food didn’t taste good - blah blah blah.

When the bags started to come out she literally shoved her assistant toward the front and basically yelled out him, “get my damn bags I have places to be!”


7 posted on 01/25/2013 4:53:10 AM PST by commish (The takers rule. Time to implement the triple G plan - GOD, GUNS, & GOLD)
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To: commish

jappering in his here????? Have to love adaptive spelling — JABBERING IN HIS EAR!


8 posted on 01/25/2013 4:54:10 AM PST by commish (The takers rule. Time to implement the triple G plan - GOD, GUNS, & GOLD)
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To: southernerwithanattitude

You just wait and see, some day Guam will tip over and Johnson will be proven right.


9 posted on 01/25/2013 4:54:40 AM PST by Graybeard58 (Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.)
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To: commish

What a witch!


10 posted on 01/25/2013 4:57:24 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Arrogant and stupid - the perfect storm. At least Charlie Gonzalez is a nice guy, even if I disagreed completely with his politics while he was in Congress.


11 posted on 01/25/2013 5:00:53 AM PST by jagusafr (the American Trinity (Liberty, In G0D We Trust, E Pluribus Unum))
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Maybe “HE” is a queen?

I am also glad the ‘author’(?) pointed out 53% is over half.
I probably would have spent the day figuring that out.

Is the ref to the ‘former staffer’ crying to a Republican web site significant in ANY way other than to ‘blame Bush’ since he is also from Texas?


12 posted on 01/25/2013 5:02:20 AM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: Graybeard58

Someone should write a book of all the stupid things these two idiots have said! I feel sorry for anyone who has to work for them and attempt to show respect to them. Both are so stupid it has to hurt!


13 posted on 01/25/2013 5:04:38 AM PST by southernerwithanattitude (New and Improved Redneck!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
A thought...if she treats her staff on whom she depends like this, how does she treat everyone else and especially those with whom she disagrees? Frightening thought.

It was said about Moquetezuma, "You could not touch him, you could not look at him, you could not turn your back on him." So which posture or body position was left to you when he came by? Bowing low.

14 posted on 01/25/2013 5:06:44 AM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: commish

jappering in his here????? Have to love adaptive spelling — JABBERING IN HIS EAR!


Inglish is a evolving language. You proly new that to.


15 posted on 01/25/2013 5:06:49 AM PST by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Here’s an oldie but a goodie -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-L3FnWNkIzU


16 posted on 01/25/2013 5:13:33 AM PST by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: southernerwithanattitude

I don’t know we have Corrine Brown in the running too.


17 posted on 01/25/2013 5:22:26 AM PST by Quick Shot
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

The only thing surprising here is that the barnacle printed this...


18 posted on 01/25/2013 5:28:58 AM PST by rhinohunter
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To: commish
I was waiting for my bags, and she came prancing in with her lackey in tow.

Prancing?


19 posted on 01/25/2013 5:50:46 AM PST by skeeter
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To: monocle

Well, the article does point out that Chuck Hagel wears Prada.


20 posted on 01/25/2013 5:54:30 AM PST by skeeter
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Michelle Bachman has the highest turnover of any Republican.


21 posted on 01/25/2013 6:15:13 AM PST by Blackirish (Forward Comrades!!!!!!!!!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Some of her Black Ku Klux Klan Racist comments she made after George Zimmerman was attacked by Trayvon Martin.....leaves me no doubt that She’s A Jackass Lee would be a nasty boss


22 posted on 01/25/2013 6:19:58 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (GOP = Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
A musical tribute to Sheila Jackson Lee
23 posted on 01/25/2013 6:24:48 AM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

It’s in her DNA. ‘nuff said.


24 posted on 01/25/2013 6:27:52 AM PST by NY Cajun
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Here are the top ten Texas offices for staff turnover and the annual turnover rate, according to the Times data:

1. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Houston, 53 percent (national rank: 1)

2. Rep. Pete Olson, R-Sugar Land, 42 percent (5)

3. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Dallas, 36 percent (17)

4. Rep. Ted Poe, R-Humble, 35 percent (19)

5. Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Dallas, 32 percent (26)

6. Rep. Randy Neugebauer, R-Lubbock, 32 percent (28)

7. Rep. Kay Granger, R-Fort Worth, 31 percent (36)

8. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-San Antonio, 31 percent (37)

9. Former Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Dallas, 31 percent (38)

10. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Austin, 30 percent (45)

Here are the worst boss’ in Congress. They also have the highest turnover rates. I am surprised to see Michele Bachmann on the list but sometimes being tough is ok. It means that Michele expects her staff to grow and thrive not only at this job but also in life itself. Go Michele! This woman can do no wrong in my book!!!!!


25 posted on 01/25/2013 6:30:20 AM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

That is pretty high. Especially since most of her employees are relatives.


26 posted on 01/25/2013 6:48:34 AM PST by hadaclueonce (you are paying 12% more for fuel because of Ethanol. Smile big Corn Lobby,)
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