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.



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.