From http://mpa4hire.blogspot.com : The difference between enforcement and economic immigration reform is the same as the difference between symbolic and substantive issues. The symbolic enforcement represents tens of billions of dollars being used with little concern for its efficacy (“Controlling Unauthorized Immigration”, IPC) in order to express tough, popular rhetoric. It isn’t about resources, it’sRead… Read more »
Hey Young Feds it is less than three months to a historic Presidential Election and I hope that every young Fed will take part in making history happen. You might have made up your mind on who you will vote for, or are still taking your time to know the candidates; either way I hopeRead… Read more »
Just started my own blog on gartner.com. I am looking forward to your comments!
It’s hard enough to be a parent, but add a full-time job outside the home and it’s just about impossible. Suddenly you realize why the 1950’s were full of “Mother’s little helpers” and such. (Side note: I say full time job “outside the home” because parenting in and of itself is a full time job.Read… Read more »
Last Saturday, East Carolina University (ECU) beat West Virginia University (the burning couch masters) and is now the odds on favorite to be in the Fiesta Bowl. All they have to do is keep winning, baby (and now my Hokie loss to the Pirates doesn’t look that bad). The ECU Pirates will be under immenseRead… Read more »
As a non government employee, though i do work for government systems, you may wonder why i am committed to being here and want to contribute. To me its really starting to look like government is going to make good use of Web 2.0 to transform the way it can ‘do business with’ its citizens,Read… Read more »
A few weeks ago, I was introduced to Greever Wemyss (Second Life name) by a mutual friend who realized we both have an interest in local government and its use of Web 2.0 and virtual worlds. After a few discussions, we decided that we would create a Second Life group that is specifically focused onRead… Read more »
Being a federal employee allows us to give back and play a vital role in making our nation great. Another way of giving back comes in the form of volunteer work and community service. A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to paint classrooms in an inner-city Washington D.C. school. While I amRead… Read more »
Welcome to the Hokie Guru’s Preview of the Associated Press Top 25 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision Week 2 picks. Readers, last week, the Hokie Guru (HG) was on!! He was freakin’!! Yep, last week the HG picked the big upset, Alabama over Clemson. The HG’s record was a stellar 19-3 (and the HG rightfully hadRead… Read more »
I’ve seen some interesting dicussion in LinkedIn’s Gov 2.0 group (http://www.linkedin.com/groups?about=&gid=91073). There’s some different stuff there about Web 2.0 use in government, since even foreign government employees have joined in. I hope that most of those folks are members of GovLoop too!