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Obama Staff Salaries 15% Higher Than Bush Staffers

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posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 10:47 AM
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Obama Staff Salaries 15% Higher Than Bush Staffers


www.allgov.com

Even though President Barack Obama followed through with his pledge to freeze the salaries of White House staffers making more than $100,000, Team Obama is making 15% more than what George W. Bush’s crew made in 2008. An analysis by National Journal’s Hotline on Call revealed that Obama although did indeed freeze the top salaries, he also has more people working for him than Bush. The salary information was posted on the White House website, a first for any administration.
(visit the link for the full news article)




posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 10:47 AM
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First the $13,000 suite and now this. How can you possibly sell these things to the public. More and more people are becoming homeless, unemployed and worse and Obama? He doesn't care. Why would he?

That's the change right? Like the change on Iraq, CIA prisons and so on.
Obama is merely a Bilderberg puppet.

www.allgov.com
(visit the link for the full news article)



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 11:01 AM
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i am waiting for the illogical arguments that the hard core liberals will give to cover up for Obama's loot and plunder.

I wonder



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 11:14 AM
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Well they are going to need those salaries increases to help stave off the inflation they are creating.



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 11:21 AM
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so when will texas secede from fascist american federal empire ?

with american empire is a massive crisis . it is advisable for texas to leave USA , as texas is miost economically sound and stable



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 11:26 AM
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I agree with Anonymous Avatar that this 15% increase is more or less on par with the inflation that was initially forecast for this year.

As Ron Paul states Inflation is really a hidden tax.

While it might offend us that his staff are getting well paid and he is not keeping yet another promise, I think it behoves us to turn one blind eye to this...

And use the other eye to gauge next year and in the years ahead as he no doubt will keep increasing the staff's annual salary, what percentage he is increasing as a good means of determining the actual percentage of the hidden Inflation Tax.

Got it Americans whether you are poor and pay no money in taxes, or whether you simply don't pay taxes to the IRS or whether you are well off or like the IRS and pay taxes...

Your taxes have in fact already gone up by at least 15% under Obama!

Yeah for the tax and spend slavery lifestyle!

I mean I am sure it's working out well for all of us, we keep electing these lying jackals and leaving them in office and making excuses for them!



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 11:31 AM
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Doesn't anyone realize that he froze their salaries and then increased their perks?

Obama is costing the U.S. more money than Bush -- period. Which I find ironic since we are now more broke then ever!




[edit on 3-7-2009 by lpowell0627]



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 12:14 PM
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Wow! 15% increase. I should go work for Barry. My company gave out 1.5% raises to the top performers throughout this past year. My wife got a large promotion and received an 8% bump up.

Glad to see that Obama is setting his own standards. Lead by example Barry. I don't think he has it in him to lead in such a manner.



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 12:21 PM
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This greed just makes me cringe. What happened to our leaders standing in solidarity with the people and cutting back their extravagant lifestyles while we cut ours. The politicians are living in a bubble and are basically insulating themselves from the perils of society with moves like this. Whatever happened to the honest-politician who would live on half his salary as the people suffered financially.

There have been politicians that have done just that and that is the solidarity I am talking about. Call it, backing your words up with action! These people need to understand that they are Americans too and not nobility. However, significant pay increases during a recession is just plain greedy and detestable. Shame on the politicians who choose to live high off the hog while everyone else is suffering. Now don't get me wrong, if our country is prosperous, then by all means increase salaries as a reward for running the country well; but right now salary increases are ridiculous.



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 01:16 PM
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Originally posted by jibeho
Wow! 15% increase. I should go work for Barry. My company gave out 1.5% raises to the top performers throughout this past year. My wife got a large promotion and received an 8% bump up.

Glad to see that Obama is setting his own standards. Lead by example Barry. I don't think he has it in him to lead in such a manner.


Such things are inexplicable but they don't care about it. All they care about is getting elected. After that, they are safe and sound to do whatever they desire. It's sickening but people who believed in change to come are utter fools.

The only politician I had a little faith in was Ron Paul. Unfortunately, he was boycotted by the media. Integrity doesn't seem to exist anymore these days among politicians.



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 01:54 PM
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Originally posted by Mdv2

Obama Staff Salaries 15% Higher Than Bush Staffers


www.allgov.com

Even though President Barack Obama followed through with his pledge to freeze the salaries of White House staffers making more than $100,000, Team Obama is making 15% more than what George W. Bush’s crew made in 2008. An analysis by National Journal’s Hotline on Call revealed that Obama although did indeed freeze the top salaries, he also has more people working for him than Bush. The salary information was posted on the White House website, a first for any administration.
(visit the link for the full news article)



Talk about being taken out of context.


Obama although did indeed freeze the top salaries,


Ok so what is the problem?

Oh here is the part you left out.


Among the almost 500 names on the list are two who apparently don’t earn any salary:


So we have highly qualified employees working for free.


The salary information was posted on the White House website, a first for any administration.


Funny how if that wasn't posted, the anti obama squad would be screaming that there is no transparency. But there is no credit for it either.

Since we do have the salaries, lets look at some of them:






Brewer, Anne P.
Employee
$36,000
Per Annum
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT
Brooke, Mary J.
Employee
$85,281
Per Annum
SUPERVISOR OF CORRESPONDENCE REVIEW
Brown, Amanda K.
Employee
$45,000
Per Annum
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
Brown, Elizabeth M.
Employee
$172,200
Per Annum
ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND STAFF SECRETARY
Brown, Jason B.
Detailee
$91,259
Per Annum
DIRECTOR, CYBER-SECURITY POLICY
Browner, Carol M.
Employee
$172,200
Per Annum
ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Brundage, Amy J.
Employee
$65,000
Per Annum
MIDWEST REGIONAL COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
Brush, Michael P.
Employee
$55,000
Per Annum
SPECIAL ASSISTANT AND ADVANCE LEAD
Buchan, Samantha L.
Employee
$55,000
Per Annum
SPECIAL ASSISTANT AND PRESS LEAD
Burman, Kendall C.
Employee
$130,500
Per Annum
SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND ASSOCIATE COUNSEL TO THE PRESIDENT
Burnough, Erinn J.
Employee
$65,000
Per Annum
DEPUTY DIRECTOR AND DEPUTY SOCIAL SECRETARY
Burton, William A.
Employee
$113,000
Per Annum
SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY
Butts, Cassandra
Employee
$158,500
Per Annum
DEPUTY ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND DEPUTY COUNSEL TO THE PRESIDENT
Campbell, Frances L.
Employee
$98,518
Per Annum
SUPERVISOR, DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT AND TRACKING UNIT
$72,000
Campbell, Grant E.
Employee
$45,000
Per Annum
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR AND TRIP COORDINATOR
Campoverdi, Alejandra M.
Employee
$55,000
Per Annum
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF FOR POLICY
Camuñez, Michael C.
Employee
$129,000
Per Annum
SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR PRESIDENTIAL PERSONNEL
Canery, Beverly D.
Employee
$55,449
Per Annum
ASSISTANT SHIFT LEADER
Canter, Virginia R.
Detailee
$163,940
Per Annum
COUNSEL
Carrion, Jr., Adolfo
Employee
$158,500
Per Annum
DEPUTY ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF URBAN AFFAIRS
Carter, Rhonda M.
Employee
$50,000
Per Annum
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
Cassel, Michael J.
Employee
$55,000
Per Annum
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL PROJECTS
Castellana, Cara N.
Employee
$36,000
Per Annum
CORRESPONDENCE ANALYST
Castillo, Laura M.
Employee
$36,000
Per Annum
CORRESPONDENCE ANALYST
Cencer, Donna M.
Detailee
$136,941
Per Annum
COUNSEL
Chambers, Caroline M.
Employee
$120,000
Per Annum
DIRECTOR OF CONFIRMATIONS
Cherlin, Reid H.
Employee
$57,500
Per Annum
ASSISTANT PRESS SECRETARY
Chhabra, Anand
Employee
$50,000
Per Annum
SENIOR WRITER FOR PROCLAMATIONS
Chin, Candace J.
Employee
$60,000
Per Annum
SPECIAL ASSISTANT
Chiodo, Theodore A.
Employee
$55,000
Per Annum
ASSISTANT STAFF SECRETARY
Chuang, Jacinta M.
Detailee
$136,941
Per Annum
SENIOR POLICY ADVISOR
Cizner, Jennifer C.
Employee
$84,000
Per Annum
ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT DIRECTOR
Clarke, Kay F.
Employee
$61,063
Per Annum
SHIFT LEADER
Claude, Lilia H.
Employee
$55,449
Per Annum
ASSISTANT SHIFT LEADER
Cohen, Elizabeth S.
Employee
$45,000
Per Annum
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR AND SCHEDULING RESEARCHER
Cole, David H.
Employee
$60,000
Per Annum
DEPUTY DIRECTOR, TECHNOLOGY
Colvin, Nicholas M.
Employee
$41,000
Per Annum

Per Annum
LEGAL RESEARCHER
Corrigan, Tara C.
Employee
$36,000
Per Annum
STAFF ASSISTANT
Coven, Martha B.
Employee
$120,000
Per Annum
SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR MOBILITY AND OPPORTUNITY POLICY
Crabtree, Tracy J.
Employee
$80,000
Per Annum
DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION
Craig, Gregory B.
Employee
$172,200
Per Annum
ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND COUNSEL TO THE PRESIDENT
Crawford, Susan P.
Employee
$130,500
Per Annum
SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION
Croci, Thomas D.
Employee
$102,900
Per Annum
DEPUTY EXECUTIVE SECRETARY
Croft, Cammie L.
Employee
$65,000
Per Annum
DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR WHITEHOUSE.GOV
Crowley, Jeffrey S.
Employee
$102,000
Per Annum
DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF NATIONAL AIDS POLICY
Crutchfield, Danielle M.
Employee
$130,000
Per Annum
DEPUTY ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND DIRECTOR OF APPOINTMENTS AND SCHEDULING
Cuba, Juan C.
Employee
$36,000
Per Annum
STAFF ASSISTANT
Cuellar, Mariano-Florentino
Employee
$98,000
Per Annum
SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR JUSTICE AND REGULATORY POLICY
Cuellar, Martin E.
Employee
$90,000
Per Annum
DEPUTY DIRECTOR, PRESIDENTIAL CORRESPONDENCE
Cusack, David J.
Employee
$102,000
Per Annum
SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF ADVANCE
Cushman, Chase M.
Employee
$45,000
Per Annum
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF SCHEDULING
Cutter, Stephanie A.
Employee
$153,200
Per Annum
ADVISOR TO THE PRESIDENT
Dale, Kareem A.
Employee
$60,000
Per Annum
SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND DEPUTY ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT
Dalheim, Karen L.
Detailee
$137,201
Per Annum
COUNSEL
Dasgupta, Anisha S.
Detailee
$86,927
Per Annum
COUNSEL
Davies, Susan M.
Employee
$130,500
Per Annum
SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND ASSOCIATE COUNSEL TO THE PRESIDENT
Davis, Christopher E.
Employee
$75,000
Per Annum
SENIOR ANALYST
De Sio, Jr., Henry F.
Employee
$153,300
Per Annum
DEPUTY ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION






A legal researcher makes 35k? The assistant press secretary makes 55k?

you realize that a regular secretary in the private industry makes the same. AND they only work 40 hours.

Many of these people are handling multiple positions and titles?

Most of the staffers work 60 hours or more.

AND, their credentials would have them making about 4-5 times as much in the private sector.


So it seems that Bush wasn't paying his employees. Not the other way around.

To sit here and gripe about the money they earn is obscene, when most of them are working long hours and are taking severe pay cuts to be public servants.

No one is gonna fault them for getting a little extra money.


Among the actual employees, 122 staffers earn more than $100,000 annually, compared to 125 employees in the final year of the Bush administration.


From CNN.


Top-level staff members of the Obama White House earn the same amount as their predecessors in the Bush administration, according to a report submitted to Congress Wednesday.


And you talk about greed?


good heavens, these people only get paid a fraction of what they are worth.

The top executives lead careers that rival most corporate CEOS, who make MILLIONS. they are making 172,000.

The head of my little local agency makes that much.

good grief.



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 02:20 PM
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No to side track this thread but if it gets to the point where Texas secedes, you can bet Texas won't be the only one.

I am sure these salaries don't include the perks these people enjoy at the tax payer's expense.



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