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post #1 of 12 Old Jan 21st, 2008, 8:30 am Thread Starter
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Thumbs down Does everybody work for the government?

Typical Monday morning commute of 11 miles via the back roads takes about 20 minutes with the potential of six traffic signals as I approach the office.

This morning there was no traffic, every signal was green and the commute time was ~15 .

Schools, banks, local, county, state & federal offices are closed. There was no one on the highways & byways.

What gives?

No wonder taxes are bleeding us dry!

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post #2 of 12 Old Jan 21st, 2008, 8:36 am
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Hey, I work for the government and I am in the office!

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post #3 of 12 Old Jan 21st, 2008, 8:40 am
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Smile No school either

I live 5.5 miles from office and have three school zones. One 20, one 25 and one 30. No traffic. Barely had time to eat my bagel.

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I work for the government. My money supports all their hairbrained pork, salaries and perquisite's.



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I don't work for the gubment and I"m off today. Of course, some folks think I'm a little off every day.

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Unfortunately we all work for the government.
Who has more money then they know what to do with...gov-ment

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