While the every day worker waits to see what they will pay in taxes next year ( in 36 hours), President Obama has used his pen to sign an Executive Order to make sure that Joe Biden and other senior officials get…. a PAY RAISE.

http://www.opm.gov/oca/compmemo/2012/2013PAY_Attach.pdf

Absent a last minute deal, the taxes on all Americans will increase, they payroll tax holiday will end, there will be major cuts in defense, unemployment benefits will end for millions of the unemployed. Many businesses are stuck in limbo as far as planning due to these many factors. But we can all sleep better knowing that our Vice President got a pay raise that he “earned”.