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sdc4steve Wrote: May 19, 2012 8:07 AM
You are laughably clueless on this issue. Way to insult the army of municipal and county workers that are diligently doing the real work of providing you with clean drinking water, wastes disposal, traffic control, safe homes and streets… It is a testament to how well the work is being done that you can take so for granted the products and services that are integral to your quality of life. Get your priorities right and what do you want to pay for? We are not producing gewgaws or doodads for your amusement. Many do this type of work, because they refuse to be an automaton in your version of capitalism. But, I do agree with that you that from the Civil War, and before, especially the federal government, has been a sinkhole of graft and...
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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