And there will be cat food flowing in the private sector soon, as well...
Instead of clawing back the pay of the criminal and incompetent financial elite that caused the world economic disaster... Obama is set to announce "austerity measures" for many of the victims of the biggest financial theft in history.
President Obama plans to announce a two-year pay freeze for civilian federal workers on Monday in his latest move intended to demonstrate concern over sky-high deficit spending.
The president’s proposal will effectively wipe out plans for a 1.4 percent across-the-board raise in 2011 for 2.1 million civilian federal government employees, including those working at the Defense Department, but the freeze would not affect the nation’s uniformed military personnel. The president has frozen the salaries of his own top White House staff members since taking office 22 months ago.
How Reaganasque of you, President Obama. From August 30th, 1985: