How pathetic. The only employment hope the Feds can offer is hiring a legion of snoops who are paid with money confiscated from us in order to ask us intrusive questions. Here’s an idea: Instead of trying to create jobs, how about the Feds get out of our way and leave us the hell alone? That would be the best stimulus of all.
Jan. 8 (Bloomberg) — The 2010 census couldn’t have come at a better time for the U.S. economy.
The government will hire about 1.2 million temporary workers in the first half of the year to administer the decennial population count, possibly providing a bridge to gains in private employment later in the year.
The surge will probably dwarf any hiring by private employers early in 2010 as companies delay adding staff until they are convinced the economic recovery will be sustained. Money earned by the clipboard-toting workers going door-to-door to verify the government population survey is likely to be spent, giving the economy an extra lift.
Read more at Bloomberg.com.