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Walker's anti-government worker plan so bad, GOP has decided to take it federal

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I figured it was only a matter of time ; font-weight: bold;" href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/federal-worker-pensions-e...">before this happened. I mean, God forbid that anyone other than bankers have a comfortable retirement in this country:

Yes, it's true that the federal retirement system is better than that of the private sector, but that's because the private sector has decimated their retirement benefits by comparison. So the "bipartisan" solution is to make retirement just as miserable for federal workers as it is for everyone else! Let's not even get into the fact that federal workers have agreed to work for less pay in order to have a dependable retirement plan.

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May 15, 2011 - 12:59pm

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