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NOT-SYBIL Wrote: May 17, 2012 11:23 PM
GOVT. EMPLOYEES HOPED NO ONE WOULD FIND OUT... They were allowed to 'unionize'. Since then allowing for inflation their pay scale has nearly tripled. All live well outside the middle class when a GS 9 or above 75% are above this rating. AND... they hope no one would find out.
aknowles Wrote: May 18, 2012 9:13 PM
oldnjal Wrote: May 18, 2012 7:08 AM
I look to the reality of the fine shops on the streets of DC, populated with government employees, spending the bucks gathered from failing businesses on other streets in other towns.
I look to the value of homes as you move through surrounding States and get closer and closer to the spendaholic oval office.
This is a divisive class warfare item that Ann Coulter is pushing, and there is some legitimacy to this one, while individual workers can be anywhere on the spectrum in productivity.
The real class warfare in this country isn't rich vs. poor, it's government employees vs. we, the taxpayers, who pay their salaries.

Working for the government is supposed to be a trade-off: You can't be fired and don't have to exert yourself, but you will receive smaller remuneration than in the private sector, where layoffs are common (especially in the Obama economy!). Instead, government jobs are safe, secure, pressure-free -- and now, amazingly lucrative!

Whether it's in Wisconsin, Illinois, California or the nation's capital, today's public sector workers expect to do little or no work (I'm not counting partying...

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