Rage. Probably political rage. Maybe just personal rage. Lots of sarcasm and cynicism. Also pretty pictures.

"State Rep. Ritch Workman, R-Melbourne, lauded Weatherford’s idea as being a right step toward aligning state workforce careers with the private sector."

- When the average “career” in the private sector lasts 6 years, what does that mean for the private sector’s “retirement systems?…DON’T FIX WHAT ISN’T BROKEN. Leave the FL State Retirement System pension alone.

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sarahlee310:

It’s been discovered that an old obscure paragraph dealing with state pension benefits has allowed Texas Gov. Rick Perry to increase his take-home pay by more than $90,000 a year. While slashing programs for the poor, he’s getting retirement benefits while still working.

An interesting history of how Perry got the ability to double-dip.