So we are paying Ammar Campa-Najjar somewhere between $128,082 to $160,300 to advocate Displacing Americans in America?

Ain’t it great.

Obama can take a kid off the streets and escalate his position in life from a helper in his california election committee to somebody in Washington DC advocating for non-immigrant guest workers, yet Obama can’t even put Displaced American Software Developers back to work?

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For those wondering what in the hell is a Schedule C employee, we need to turn to this page.

Federal Lobbying

Schedule C Federal Employees

The United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions, known as the Plum Book, is a publication of the United States Senate’s Committee on Governmental Affairs and the House of Representatives’ Committee on Government Reform. It lists more than 7,000 federal civil service leadership and support positions in the legislative and executive branches of the federal government that may be subject to noncompetitive appointment. These are called Schedule C positions.

The following excerpt from the Plum Book defines Schedule C positions:

Schedule C positions are excepted from the competitive service because of their confidential or policy-determining character. Most such positions are at grade 15 of the General Schedule or lower. Schedule C positions above the GS-15 level are either in the Senior Level (SL) personnel system or are specifically authorized in law…

Requests for Schedule C exception are appropriate when:

  1. The position involves making or approving substantive policy recommendations; or
  2. The work of the position can be performed successfully only by someone with a thorough knowledge of and sympathy with the goals, priorities, and preferences of an official who has a confidential or policy determining relationship with the President or the agency head…

The immediate supervisor of a Schedule C position must be a Presidential appointee, a Senior Executive Service appointee (career or noncareer) occupying a General position, or a Schedule C appointee.

The Plum Book is published after each U.S. presidential election.

Here is the latest pay schedule for GS Employees

The 2016 Locality Adjustment Rate for the Washington DC GS locality is 24.78%. This is the 2016 locality-adjusted GS pay table for Washington DC-area workers. Use the tabs to view different years.

GS Grade Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
GS-1 $22,888 $23,653 $24,414 $25,172 $25,933 $26,378 $27,131 $27,890 $27,920 $28,626
GS-2 $25,733 $26,346 $27,198 $27,920 $28,236 $29,068 $29,899 $30,730 $31,561 $32,392
GS-3 $28,078 $29,014 $29,950 $30,886 $31,821 $32,757 $33,693 $34,629 $35,565 $36,501
GS-4 $31,521 $32,571 $33,622 $34,673 $35,723 $36,774 $37,825 $38,875 $39,926 $40,977
GS-5 $35,265 $36,441 $37,616 $38,792 $39,967 $41,142 $42,318 $43,493 $44,669 $45,844
GS-6 $39,311 $40,621 $41,931 $43,241 $44,551 $45,862 $47,172 $48,482 $49,792 $51,102
GS-7 $43,684 $45,140 $46,597 $48,053 $49,509 $50,965 $52,421 $53,878 $55,334 $56,790
GS-8 $48,378 $49,991 $51,603 $53,215 $54,827 $56,439 $58,051 $59,664 $61,276 $62,888
GS-9 $53,435 $55,215 $56,996 $58,776 $60,557 $62,338 $64,118 $65,899 $67,679 $69,460
GS-10 $58,844 $60,805 $62,767 $64,728 $66,690 $68,651 $70,613 $72,575 $74,536 $76,498
GS-11 $64,650 $66,805 $68,960 $71,115 $73,270 $75,425 $77,579 $79,734 $81,889 $84,044
GS-12 $77,490 $80,073 $82,656 $85,238 $87,821 $90,404 $92,987 $95,570 $98,153 $100,736
GS-13 $92,145 $95,217 $98,289 $101,361 $104,433 $107,505 $110,578 $113,650 $116,722 $119,794
GS-14 $108,887 $112,517 $116,146 $119,776 $123,406 $127,036 $130,666 $134,296 $137,926 $141,555
GS-15 $128,082 $132,352 $136,622 $140,892 $145,162 $149,432 $153,702 $157,971 $160,300* $160,300*

Hey, President Trump.
Can I have one of these positions so I can do my part to Keep America At Work by making sure that Displaced Americans go to the head of the line ahead of non-immigrant guest workers?

Call Dori Henry at the Department of Labor and see if Ammar Campa-Najjar is a government employee like he says he is

Ammar Campa-Najjar, the Hispanic-Arab American son of immigrants who was born in San Diego, works for the U.S. government in Washington.

See where he claims he works for the U.S. Government?

Here is their employee roster for the position he says he fills on his resume.

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I don’t see his name, do you?

This lady appears to be the one in charge.

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Call her and ask her if he is an employee.

If he is not, ask her for a copy of the bid where he was awarded the contract to represent them after competing against other bidders.

And send me proof to

Why am I being so damned critical of this guy?

Here is his resume.

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Obviously he must have the ear of Secretary Thomas Perez.

And he knows full well about immigrant guest worker programs who are not immigrants at all as the guest worker program is a non-immigrant visa.

See that part about workforce training programs?

Yeah, I participated in the VRAP program and he knows I did, but I am still unemployed while he is posting articles in the Washington Post when the Washington Post won’t give Displaced American Software Developers the same space to explain what is really happening here in America which makes me wonder, what are they hiding?

Oh I see, he is using his position that was given to him by Obama to pitch stories in top tier national and local publications.

Yet he will not tell about the Americans that have been displaced by those initiatives that he is running with?

I could go on and on, but what is the use.

I stated above that he knows full well about me and my situation, and I am still THE Displaced American while he is still pretending to be a government employee.

We in the military have a name for that.

I believe it is Stolen Valor if memory serves me correctly.

What follows is an email exchange we recently had, so don’t even try to cover this one up Obama, Perez and Ammar Campa-Najjar. because the Washington Post is NOT going to cover your butt this time.


On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 8:24 PM, ACN Strategies <> wrote:

Let’s talk — I want to get you a job. Can you send me your resume?

Sent from my iPhone

On Nov 16, 2016, at 9:13 PM, Virgil Bierschwale <> wrote:

VA as in Veterans Affairs Hospital.

Nothing against you and you seem like a nice guy, but this is why we don’t see things the same way.
Case in point, you wrote this:
Think about it, we are the only civilization on earth ever to be founded on this defiant worldview: that our individual differences don’t outweigh our common humanity. In many ways, America is still ahead of its time.
Yet this is how I see it, and probably how art sees it, and yes I realize that we are all a product of our environment
life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement” regardless of social class or circumstances of birth
But if I can get the powers that be to put me to work straightening out this mess in washington dc that puts foreign born non-immigrant guest workers from india ahead of native born Americans like myself and naturalized citizens like yourself, then hell yeah, I will meet you and if I am working, it will be my treat

On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 8:06 PM, ACN Strategies <> wrote:

Where in Virginia? I live in DC. Let’s meet.

Sent from my iPhone

On Nov 16, 2016, at 8:36 PM, Virgil Bierschwale <> wrote:

We need jobs.

I have over 30 years of technology experience where I have worn all hats in software from developer to project manager.
I have now been unemployed for nearly six years and I have not had steady work since 2003.
Art is one of the best programmers I have ever worked with and he too is experiencing the same things I am.
There are millions of us.
If you truly want to help, study the charts on this page and get me in touch with those that can put us back to work or use this material to convince them yourself.
I will convince them what really is happening if you want me too.
By them, I am referring to Trump, Sessions, Obama.
People at that level.
We are being destroyed out here.
When we get forced out of software, nobody at the lower levels will hire us as we are overqualified and we’ve made too much money in the past and we won’t stay.
Whether it is age discrimination, caste, or we simply have more people than we do jobs, I do not know, but the “foreign born” and “native born” charts support my statement.
But I want to work as does Art, and we have the best skills out there.
Since you are representing the DOL, look up the VRAP program.
I am a graduate of that as well, and the DOL and the VA promised Employment Assistance yet none was offered as their employment assistance is to forward me to the Texas Workforce Commission who is as worthless as teats on a boar hog.
Texas Workforce Commission approved me for unemployment assistance.
The only thing I have left to my name is my land that I am buying with payments of $625.00 per month which I hoped I would be able to hold on until I get social security at 65, but I now owe the 29 October 2016 payment and november 29 is rapidly approaching and I will be totally destroyed if I lose that too.
I have an appointment at the VA hospital tomorrow for my annual checkup, but I’m available anytime after that although you don’t need to call me unless you want too simply because I have laid everything out here.
You have the ear of Mr. Perez.
He believes things are fine.
They are not.
That is why I voted for Trump.
I appreciate the donation as my old pickup was on fumes.
I put 20 gas in the truck so I can make it to the VA tomorrow.
And I used 50 to launch the website linked below because I believe it is immoral for our government agencies to use money that American Citizens have paid in to outsource their work to companies that refuse to hire Americans in America.
If my truck makes it, and any money is left, I will treat myself to a decent meal as I’m sick of bologna and wienies (sure I have foodstamps, but it is a 40 mile round trip to the grocery store, so without gas, you are pretty well limited to the convenience store or family dollar.
That is the state of America for American software developers who have been displaced by the H-1B scam.
Virgil Bierschwale

On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 1:05 PM, Ammar Najjar <> wrote:

This is Ammar, would love to speak with you on the phone. I understand you’re down on your luck, and I am sorry for that. I made a donation to your website, because while I don’t agree with the things you’ve said about me, I do agree that many including you have been left behind in an economic comeback you helped build with your tax dollars and hard work.
My heart goes out to you and the millions of people who are struggling to get by. I promise to do whatever I can to support people like you wherever my career takes me, even if you can’t find reason to support people like me.
Happy to talk more about how I find time to do what I do, and here about what I can do to help you.


Ammar Campa-Najjar
ACN Strategies | Communications & Media Consulting |  |


David Z. Morris and Fortune Magazine, what Tech Growth? End the #h1b Now

If you would do your homework you would find that all industries have had very little growth, and yes, that includes the Tech Industry.

Show me the jobs that have been created by the tech industry or any industry.

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The non-immigrant guest worker visa was created in 1990.

If you were to draw a ruler across that chart from 1990 till present time, you would see that our job creation in America since 1990 has basically been flat when comparing against 1960 to 1990.

That alone is enough to open your eyes David Z. Morris, IF you are willing to look at it instead of spreading tech industry propaganda.

But where did the jobs created since 1990 go to?

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It is apparent that American Citizens and Naturalized Citizens did not get those jobs.

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And it is very apparent that non-immigrant guest workers got those jobs.

So in a nutshell, the tech industry is creating virtually zero jobs while displacing Americans in America.

Which is unacceptable to this Displaced American Software Developer.

Entrepreneurs say they need more, not fewer, foreign workers.

The U.S. tech sector was broadly opposed to the candidacy of Donald Trump, motivated by concerns from data privacy to telecom regulation. But the biggest concern may have been the potential impact of Trump’s immigration stance on tech staffing.

Trump essentially made his political name by broadly opposing immigration, from illegal migrants to Syrian refugees. But he has sent mixed messages about the issue most relevant for tech companies, the H-1B visa program for temporary foreign workers. The majority of H-1B workers are in technology fields, and the tech sector says it needs more workers than the program currently provides because there aren’t enough skilled Americans to fill those jobs.