As you enjoy your long weekend…those of you who still can…remember that it was the labor movement that got us weekends, vacation time, 40 work weeks, sick time, etc.
Don’t forget that.
You will never hear me bashing unions. No, unions aren’t perfect. But they’ve done some wonderful things for us working stiffs and I don’t forget that. Neither should you.
So, the “President” is cancelling a small pay raise for federal employees. In his own words, “We must maintain efforts to put our Nation on a fiscally sustainable course and Federal agency budgets cannot sustain such increases.”
The “President” signed a $1.5 trillion dollar tax cut for corporations and the wealthy.
Goddamn you Republican voters. Fuck every one of you.