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

Hamilcar Barca Wrote: Dec 25, 2012 11:35 AM
Dear "Our Lady Of Many Sorrows". Stop whining and get your MBA. If you are as sharp as you want me to believe, you will dominate in the business arena. If you don't like your situation, change it. I cannot and will not change it for you. Otherwise you sound like the people who flock to your office. Merry Christmas, Hamilcar

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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