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The White House gave out $1.3
million in raises in the last year

Washington Post, by Philip Bump

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 7/1/2014 10:00:23 PM

The White House released its 2014 salary list Tuesday, allowing those Americans interested in such things a window into the lives of people in the Obama administration. We are such people! So we crunched a bunch of the numbers. The toplines: The White House employs 456 people, either as employees or detailees. That´s down four from 2013. The combined payroll for those employees is just over $37.78 million. That´s down about $83,000 from 2013. Between 2013 and 2014, the White House added 161 employees but lost even more. Those new employees earn a combined $12.7 million annually, or, on average,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jinx, 7/1/2014 10:05:00 PM     (No. 9907728)

I totally disagree with giving bonuses to anyone working for the government. They get paid well and don´t deserve more. We, the American taxpayers, are getting the shaft again. Thanks Valerie and Barry.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bpl40, 7/1/2014 10:10:18 PM     (No. 9907735)

Deserved or not these bonuses are not the issue. The $1.3 trillion per year in deficit that they are wasting has to be shut down ASAP.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: droopydog, 7/1/2014 11:18:45 PM     (No. 9907797)

You and I gave 1.3 million. We didn´t even get a "thank you" or a fruitcake at Christmas.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: balogreene, 7/1/2014 11:32:45 PM     (No. 9907801)

My government contracting company hasn´t handed out a raise in 2+ years. And, we lasted longer than other contractors. You can´t be handing out raises or promotions when you have no idea if contracts are going to be extended or ended.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/1/2014 11:53:30 PM     (No. 9907816)

Think about this for awhile:
Many of the elderly that I know received less than a $20 a month raise this year.

Did MOOooochelle´s mom get a raise as a live in nanny and moocher ?



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Reply 6 - Posted by: mickturn, 7/2/2014 11:05:54 AM     (No. 9908253)

It´s tough work carrying the sewer water for Obie-Won.

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