Ahhh . . . . Ya

So, on this cloudy and cold afternoon, I am sitting in le Comfy Chair with my cuppie o’ tea, watching the world go by on the interwebs and reviewing a few documents pro bono, in a town that laid off public school teachers and cut civil service salaries to make budget.

And on my lunch break, what to my wondering eyes should appear?

Pawty!  It’s a birfday!!!!!

Guards gone wild!!!!

I am so glad that our federal government is staffed by such elite and responsible professionals, what quality representatives of democratic government.  What a fantastic example to an emerging democracy like Colombia, struggling with a history of government corruption, public distrust and pervasive crime.  And to think, these people passed the security clearance process.  Having just completed my taxes and received my refund this month, I am thrilled that my tax dollars are spent to support such august activities.   Oh wait!  Maybe that’s the money that we borrow from China . . . .

What would Mr. Neely and his wife have done for his birfday if the federal government hadn’t been there to pay for the 17-day vacation in the Pacific Islands?  I’ll keep that in mind on my next birthday—where do I file for the 17-day Pacific vacation?  Or perhaps I’m only eligible for the trip to Colombia with club night.  If a federal executive with a $180,000 salary is eligible for this subsidy, then, surely, I would.  (Don’t call me . . . .)

‘Nuff said.

About missbodie

The Dragon Lady is a life long tea drinker. Her first coffee shops were Big Boy and the Oriental Diner in downtown Milwaukee. She lives in our Nation's Capital with three bicycles and an energetic tabby cat.
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