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This Is a Good Time to Be a Government Worker

Stephen Moore, The Epoch Times

The one group who have suffered no loss of wages, salaries or benefits is federal employees. The imbalance between public and private employment is reflected in the overall government spending; the private economy shrunk by an estimated 30 percent in the second quarter, while government has metastasized to its largest level in peacetime history. This year will see the swiftest transfer of resources from the private sector to the government sector in American history. Once again, Washington is proving itself recession-proof. All of America is being drained of economic resources and jobs—but the swamp lives on.