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America’s Growing Government Class

Leonard152 Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 12:38 AM
Obama would have never been able to fundamentally transform America without a lot of Republican help by the likes of John Boehner and too many RINOs to mention. Obama is GW Bush's legacy and the Republican legacy. They betrayed the principles of Ronald Reagan and conservatives and thereby made the election of a radical Marxist a possibility in 2008 and 2012. In fact, the Republicans no longer exist except in name only. The Social Democrats don't need majorities in the House and Senate. They already have them and will continue to for the foreseeable future as long as men like Boehner remain in leadership positions. You have to give the Left credit. If a politician betrays them they don't hesitate to mercilessly remove him or her from their .

Editor’s note: A longer version of this article first appeared at American Spectator.

The latest unemployment figures are again depressing, but not for the usual reasons. They provide further confirmation of Barack Obama’s fundamental transformation of America, specifically through his creation of a growing government class.

The numbers show a massive increase in government jobs created over the last five months—621,000, to be exact, dwarfing private-sector job growth. Those new government jobs account for a staggering 73 percent of overall job growth. In all, 21 million citizens now work for government, out of 143 million employed in America, or one...