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Fat government

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From page A5 | December 16, 2013 | 3 Comments

EDITOR:

The news media was reporting that more than 80,000 federal workers, deemed non-essential, would face furloughs because of the shutdown of our government. Makes one wonder how fat the federal government has become.

GEORGE A. HOOPER
Pleasant Valley

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  • cookie65December 16, 2013 - 6:58 am

    http://www.usdebtclock.org/

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  • Dink LaneDecember 16, 2013 - 10:44 am

    According to USASpending.gov..... $4.082 Trillion to Contractors alone..... so $4 trillion is going to those "Private Contractors" who took OVER government workers........ Now if only we could Privatize-Congress.... and then shut down and then do a "Government-shut-down" (no one would get paid).......

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  • VernDecember 17, 2013 - 7:42 pm

    Today: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board approve the Extension Option Agreement for Exchange of Real Property of approximately 5.20 acres each for APNs 325-300-02 and 325-300-32 between the County and John V. Briggs on behalf of the Briggs Family Trust. This action is associated with the proposed future location of the New Placerville Courthouse. The cost of this property is outrageous.........

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