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While Much of America Suffers with Stagnation, Washington’s Political Class Is Having a Very Merry Christmas

Elisabeth3 Wrote: Dec 25, 2012 8:46 PM
Oh, waaaaaaaah. Get over yourself! When you stress yourself into a heart attack from your pity party, the nurse who saves your life will be happy to make 1/3rd of that. And for that he or she, like the rest of the nurses in this nation (and me, I am a Certified Pediatric Nurse who has worked Pediatric ER/Burn/Trauma and currently work in neonatology) will sacrifice nights, weekends, holidays, bathroom breaks and meal breaks. But we are proud of the work that we do and don't lament what "could have been" because we know the real value of our work isn't in the dollars earned, it is in the lives changed.

In large part because of an excessive burden of government, the American economy is suffering European-style stagnation, with even the Washington Post now confessing that growth far below the long-run trend.

This helps explain why job creation has been so dismal in recent years, with more than twenty million Americans out of work, underemployed, or dropped out of the workforce.

But there is one pocket of enormous prosperity in America. It will warm your heart to know that our overlords in Washington are living the life of Riley.

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