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

Kathy18 Wrote: Dec 25, 2012 10:46 AM
Only $145,000? What you don't understand is that your job does not create wealth. The guys with the MBAs (mostly) do. Your job costs us money. Their job doesn't. I understand your job helps heal people unlike the MBA's, unless you consider they build companies that offer health and wellness policies to their employees. If I were you I would thank my lucky stars that you have it so good, not to mention the great pension plan you probably have as a government employee.

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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