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    I've got to get one of them government jobs...

    And I thought I was getting f***ed by the oil companies!

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Government officials handling billions of dollars in oil royalties engaged in illicit sex with employees of energy companies they were dealing with and received numerous gifts from them, federal investigators said Wednesday.

    The alleged transgressions involve 13 Interior Department employees in Denver and Washington. Their alleged improprieties include rigging contracts, working part-time as private oil consultants, and having sexual relationships with - and accepting golf and ski trips and dinners from - oil company employees, according to three reports released Wednesday by the Interior Department's inspector general.

    The investigations reveal a "culture of substance abuse and promiscuity" by a small group of individuals "wholly lacking in acceptance of or adherence to government ethical standards," wrote Inspector General Earl E. Devaney
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    You Know!? For Kids! jsharr's Avatar
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    oil makes a good lubricant.
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    Plus if you're a worker for the Fed/State/Local government you really don't pay taxes, since your whole paycheck comes from the taxpayers pocket.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ritepath View Post
    Plus if you're a worker for the Fed/State/Local government you really don't pay taxes, since your whole paycheck comes from the taxpayers pocket.
    Huh?

    Regardless, I'm more interested in the culture of substance abuse and promiscuity.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ritepath View Post
    Plus if you're a worker for the Fed/State/Local government you really don't pay taxes, since your whole paycheck comes from the taxpayers pocket.
    So I'm paying myself? I wish I would take less money out of my paycheck each month...

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    Quote Originally Posted by huerro View Post
    Huh?

    Regardless, I'm more interested in the culture of substance abuse and promiscuity.
    That's just the bennies...

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    Members of the Bush Administration in bed with the oil industry? I'm shocked.
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    reminds me of the opium era. Where the aristocrats were getting high all the time
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    I'm a p/t GIS intern at the BLM right now, but I'm trying to get a permanant job with the DOI (BLM, BOR, etc). I think my prospective job will just be as a humble Natural Resources Specialist.
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    Quote Originally Posted by huerro View Post
    Huh?

    Regardless, I'm more interested in the culture of substance abuse and promiscuity.
    The tax issues are a bonus
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    Yet more proof that I'm.. well, pretty much right about everything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by trsidn View Post
    The tax issues are a bonus
    Like not having to pay FICA or Medicare (not sure about Medicare)?
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