Federal Employee News

Friday, October 26, 2018

The Facts on recent Tax Cuts: You got screwed while the the wealthy and corporations garner record profits

We now know the real winners of the Trump tax cuts

Snippet of Article: "...Trump tax cuts are unpopular because many people feel they benefit businesses and high earners more than middle-class workers. This year’s tax-receipt numbers back that up. Individual income-tax receipts rose from $1.587 trillion in fiscal 2017 to $1.684 trillion in 2018. That’s a 6.1% increase. Much of that is due to a growing economy and population growth. Cut in corporate tax rate Business-tax receipts, by contrast, plunged from $297 billion in 2017 to $206 billion in 2018, a 31% decline driven by the cut in the corporate tax rate from 35% to 21%. The portion of federal revenue that comes from business taxes has been dropping for years, and it fell from 7.5% in 2017 to 5% in 2018. Individual income-tax payments account for 41% of federal revenue...."

Source: yahoo.com

Who Pays America's Bills? The working class provides 41% of federal revenue vs business tax revenue at 5% (2018)

Thursday, October 25, 2018

U.S. Invasion Update: President Trump bringing out the military for this National Emergency

Hundreds of US troops heading to the border to deal with migrant caravan, official says

Snippet of Article: "...to help Homeland Security and the National Guard as a caravan with thousands of migrants pushes north with the goal of crossing into America, a U.S. official confirmed to Fox News on Thursday. The official said roughly 800 soldiers will be sent to the area to offer “logistical support," including providing tents and vehicles..."

Source: www.foxnews.com

migrant caravan (2018), Illegal Alien Invasion, Illegal Immigration, Destruction of America, Injecting Trojan Horses,

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Suspicious packages intended for Obama, Clinton , CNN NY Center , have been intercepted

Suspicious packages intended for Obama, Clinton intercepted, CNN NY Center

Snippet of Article: "...Neither Obama nor Clinton received the packages or were at risk of receiving them, the Secret Service said. They were discovered during “routine mail screening procedures as potential explosive devices and were appropriately handled as such,” the agency said in a statement. The Soros package had..."

Source: fox61.com

CNN, Pipe Bomb, Mail Bomb, Most dangerous jobs, Packages (Suspiciuous), Obama, Crime, mail screening procedures,

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Apple CEO Tim Cook demands Bloomberg retract its report on Chinese chip hacking: 'There is no truth in their story'

Apple CEO Tim Cook demands Bloomberg retract its report on Chinese chip hacking: 'There is no truth in their story'

Snippet of Article: "... In an interview with BuzzFeed News published Friday, Apple CEO Tim Cook called on Bloomberg to retract a contentious investigative report that found that Chinese spies used microchips to infiltrate several major US tech companies. Though Apple released a statement denying Bloomberg's findings soon after it published the investigation..."

Source: www.businessinsider.com

Apple, Cyber Warfare, Hacked, Hacked by China, Supermicro (Super Micro),

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

How Are Federal Employees Investing in the TSP?

How Are Federal Employees Investing in the TSP?

Snippet of Article: "...Data provided by the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, the agency that manages the Thrift Savings Plan, provide a glimpse into how federal employees are investing their retirement savings. The data are as of the end of August 2018..."

Source: www.fedsmith.com

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), G Fund, C Fund,

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Congress tentatively agrees to pay increase for federal workers

Congress tentatively agrees to pay increase for federal workers

Snippet of Article: "...With key support from a North Georgia politician, Congress has tentatively agreed to a pay hike for the country's 2 million federal employees. Rep. Tom Graves, R-Georgia, came to the table on a..."

Source: www.timesfreepress.com

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

Apple, Amazon deny Chinese spy chips found in server hardware

Apple, Amazon deny Chinese spy chips found in server hardware

Snippet of Article: "...In a statement published Thursday, Apple denied the Bloomberg report, claiming malicious chips were never uncovered. "We are deeply disappointed that in their dealings with us, Bloomberg’s reporters have not been open to the possibility that they or their sources might be wrong or misinformed," read Apple's statement. Amazon called the report "erroneous" in a blog post published Thursday. "At no time, past or present, have we ever found any issues relating to modified hardware or malicious chips in Super Micro motherboards in any Elemental or Amazon systems," the company said..."

Source: www.usatoday.com

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How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies

How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies

Snippet of Article: "...U.S. investigators found: The chips had been inserted during the manufacturing process, two officials say, by operatives from a unit of the People’s Liberation Army. In Supermicro, China’s spies appear to have found a perfect conduit for what U.S. officials now describe as the most significant supply chain attack known to have been carried out against...Three senior insiders at Apple say that in the summer of 2015, it, too, found malicious chips on Supermicro motherboards. Apple severed ties with Supermicro the following year..."

Source: www.bloomberg.com