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    Default Furloughs Cut from 11 to 6

    Yay, if it was only that easy to "find" $900 million before, maybe we wouldnt be having a hard time balancing the budget.

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    Default Re: Furloughs Cut from 11 to 6

    I was just getting used to the days off. I had stuff planned every week. I guess some of it will have to wait for next years furloughs.

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    Glad to hear that the sky is not falling with the severity as originally reported.
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    Default Re: Furloughs Cut from 11 to 6

    I'm happy for you guys.

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    Default Re: Furloughs Cut from 11 to 6

    Standard political BS. They come up with 23 furlough days now we are down to 6. Same thought process should be applied to the SECDEF's testimony to congress!

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    Geat news for our civilian force, hopefully there is no more of this next FY...
    Antes de que vengas a juzgarme por que escribo el inglÚs con errores te pregunto: Cuantos idiomas tu hablas?! Solo uno? Y vienes a juzgar mi inteligencia?! Por favor mirate en el espejo y veras en Úl reflejo la imagen clara de la estupidez...

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    Default Re: Furloughs Cut from 11 to 6

    Quote Originally Posted by Bunch View Post
    Geat news for our civilian force, hopefully there is no more of this next FY...
    Fully dependent on sequestration ending...which will only happen if Congress can reach a deal. History shows it can't.

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    Default Re: Furloughs Cut from 11 to 6

    I'm not sure they need to "reach a deal"...they could just dismantle it a piece at a time. Amendments to various bills restoring funding to each district or program, you know what I mean?

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    Default Re: Furloughs Cut from 11 to 6

    Quote Originally Posted by imnohero View Post
    I'm not sure they need to "reach a deal"...they could just dismantle it a piece at a time. Amendments to various bills restoring funding to each district or program, you know what I mean?
    Hopefully after Congress comes back from recess and after receiving an earful from their constituents they comeback with the mindset of making a deal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bunch View Post
    Hopefully after Congress comes back from recess and after receiving an earful from their constituents they comeback with the mindset of making a deal.
    That would be great, however I do have much faith in the intelligence of the average constituent. The number of Congresspersons re-elected after voting for sequestions (Budget Control Act 2011) is troubling.
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