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  •  Work for Gov't (3+ / 0-)
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    fumie, Julie Gulden, Lava20

    Let's just give everyone a job in DC and benefits like Congress gets.

    "It's better to die on your feet then live on your knees" E. Zapata

    by Blutodog on Wed Feb 11, 2009 at 07:43:12 PM PST

    •  Plenty of government jobs around the country. (3+ / 0-)
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      divineorder, Lava20, COkdub

      There are several different regional centers which employ thousands of government workers.

      They don't all work in DC.

      That said, I'd take a job in DC or in one of the regional centers -- DC if it was a GS-9 or above, anywhere else, a GS-6 or above would be OK.

      "The difference between the right word and the almost-right word is like the difference between lightning and the lightning bug." -- Mark Twain

      by Brooke In Seattle on Wed Feb 11, 2009 at 07:56:42 PM PST

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      •  Weird Wisconsin Phenomenon (1+ / 0-)
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        I've heard this twice in the last couple of weeks on my local public radio station: That the state Department of Workforce Development has hired >80 new employees to staff the positions required to process unemployment insurance applications....

        ...and I never know whether to laugh or to cry

        "It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important." Martin Luther King Jr.

        by Arabiflora on Wed Feb 11, 2009 at 10:15:48 PM PST

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    •  But that's not a "real" job (1+ / 0-)
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      according to RNC's Steele

      My Karma just ran over your Dogma

      by FoundingFatherDAR on Wed Feb 11, 2009 at 08:11:17 PM PST

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