Federal WorkForce Justification Has Many Trembling – Welcome to Our Deplorables Reality

a   Presidential Memorandum Regarding the Hiring Freeze – January 23, 2017 …”Within 90 days of the date of this memorandum, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), in consultation with the Director of OPM, shall recommend a long-term plan to reduce the size of the Federal Government’s workforce through attrition. This order shall expire upon implementation of the OMB plan. This hiring freeze applies to all executive departments and agencies regardless of the sources of their operational and programmatic funding, excepting military personnel. In carrying out this memorandum, I ask that you seek efficient use of … Continue reading

The Night Watchman

This is a must read as it will enlighten you as to the workings of our government. A Fairy Tale?? Once upon a time the government had a vast scrap yard in the middle of a desert. Congress said, “Someone may steal from it at night.” So they created a night watchman position and hired a person for the job. Then Congress said, “How does the watchman do his job without instruction?” So they created a planning department and hired two people, one person to write the instructions, and one person to do time studies. Then Congress said, “How will … Continue reading