Saturday, December 29, 2012

Pay raises for Biden and Congress, tax hikes for you...

Barack Obama has his priorities upside down. Taxpaying Americans are about to get hit with  Taxmageddon after the first of the year and he is handing out raises...

Via The Weekly Standard:
President Barack Obama issued an executive order to end the pay freeze on federal employees, in effect giving some federal workers a raise. One federal worker now to receive a pay increase is Vice President Joe Biden.

According to disclosure forms, Biden made a cool $225,521 last year. After the pay increase, he'll now make $231,900 per year.

Members of Congress, from the House and Senate, also will receive a little bump, as their annual salary will go from $174,000 to 174,900. Leadership in Congress, including the speaker of the House, will likewise get an increase.

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