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

james55 Wrote: Dec 25, 2012 8:10 AM
The dirty little secret is there are many educated fools that are given positions in DC, their only qualification being they possess a piece of paper from an Ivy league school that states they have been indoctrinated successfully. Meanwhile the truly productive are being punished by taxation to support their extravagant lifestyles.
Jules65 Wrote: Dec 26, 2012 8:06 AM
The "indoctrinated successfully" part is absolutely true, and willing to sit through years of lectures from pontificating self-important profs who did the same thing to get where they are. "Those who can, do. Those who can't, teach".

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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