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Old 08-22-2012, 01:42 PM
 
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ATF official also holding private-sector job, Congress members say - The Washington Post


Just think, if this is the stuff that actually came out, how bad is the stuff that Obama/Holder are trying to keep sealed? Corruption
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Old 08-22-2012, 01:45 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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ROFL..paid leave so he could go work at JP Morgan and then cash out his government job when he reaches eligibility.

Try that one in the private sector and see how well that would be received.
Probably just the "incentive" he needed to keep his mouth shut on any government wrongdoing.
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Old 08-22-2012, 02:52 PM
 
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Exclamation Who authorized it? Lanny Breuer.....AG-Holder?

Follow the drug money......... .

Real job or pay-off?

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McMahon is receiving a six-figure salary as an official in the ATF Office of Professional Responsibility and is serving as executive director of global security and investigations for J.P. Morgan in the Philippines, according to Issa and Grassley.
The irony of corruption!
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Old 08-23-2012, 08:30 AM
 
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BUSTED: Top Fast & Furious Official Caught Double-Tipping from Taxpayers and Big JP Morgan Bank - YouTube
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Old 08-23-2012, 08:49 AM
 
Location: Ontario, NY
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This is a lot more common than you think, but just in a different form. What federal employees do is when they reach retirement age, they retire and collect there pension from the government, then become a Private Government Contractors, often in the same position they retired from. So now they are collecting a full pension and getting a full salary for doing the same job.
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Old 08-23-2012, 08:52 AM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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This is a lot more common than you think, but just in a different form. What federal employees do is when they reach retirement age, they retire and collect there pension from the government, then become a Private Government Contractors, often in the same position they retired from. So now they are collecting a full pension and getting a full salary for doing the same job.
But this guy isn't waiting for retirement. He's on a paid leave and working at JPMorgan.
Would your job let you do that..collect a full salary AND work full time somewhere else ?
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Old 08-23-2012, 08:56 AM
 
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This is a lot more common than you think, but just in a different form. What federal employees do is when they reach retirement age, they retire and collect there pension from the government, then become a Private Government Contractors, often in the same position they retired from. So now they are collecting a full pension and getting a full salary for doing the same job.
Correct but that is completely different than the topic of this thread. Your scenario illustrates a shift from the government payroll to private contractor while retiring in one aspect; not two simultaneous jobs.

Returning to the topic: Someone signed authorizations for this ATF agent, assistant deputy director none the less, to be placed on paid leave for 4-5 months specifically to work in the private sector. Additionally his BATFE pension continues to be funded on this paid leave to the private sector.

Who signed the authorizations and why?
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Old 08-23-2012, 09:26 AM
 
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I think this is common in government work. I know it is in the military. Retire and go to work for the private contractor who was running the department for the military.

A friend who was a school teacher had 2 years worth of vacation and sick days. He did not work but collected 2 years salary before retiring. In private, DH could only carry over 2 weeks vacation, no personal days. It was use it or lose it.
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Old 08-23-2012, 09:29 AM
 
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I think this is common in government work. I know it is in the military. Retire and go to work for the private contractor who was running the department for the military.

A friend who was a school teacher had 2 years worth of vacation and sick days. He did not work but collected 2 years salary before retiring. In private, DH could only carry over 2 weeks vacation, no personal days. It was use it or lose it.
Again, this has nothing to do with the ATF agent working one job after retiring another. Please stop deflecting from the thread topic! This BATFE agent is being paid full time (not retirement) on extended leave to work the private sector.
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Old 08-23-2012, 09:34 AM
 
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The BATFE must go.......... Fire all of them....... Take Obama with them ALL. And a hell of a lot more off the HEAD..

Pelosi Reid shumaker Fiend stien etal.

After that Bill Clintons EPA........ This will save tons of money... and get rid of tons of waste taking a lot of corruption out of the picture.

DHLS coming soon to the chopping block. Get rid of goobermint WASTE
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