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America’s Growing Government Class

Pauline37 Wrote: Dec 16, 2012 5:02 PM
The Red states need to form a coalition with each other and become the United Red States of America and let the Blue states stay with the Federal government. If Californians are moving to Texas, to get away from taxes others who live in blue states can move to a red state.
jimwg2 Wrote: Dec 16, 2012 9:26 PM
Secession isn't necessary (or realistic); just being informal conglomerate of states with aggressive states rights as a bulwark from federal social engineering meddling with and poisoning their traditional values and culture is enough. A brotherhood of Red states supporting another ideologically and economically. But we must have GUTSY governors and state houses with the spines to buck and challenge Washington mandates and edicts.

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...