The principle is really quite simple: Federal parasites manage a huge bureaucratic apparatus that steals wealth from the private sector and transfers it to themselves and the corporations for whom they really work. The parasites have the laws and the weapons with which to get away with the wholesale looting of a formerly free people. This is happening because the people have been lulled into indifference. That, and the people have forgotten the lessons of history, if they ever knew them.
If ever there was a story that embodied the reason for this blog’s existence, this story is it.
The number of federal workers earning six-figure salaries has exploded during the recession, according to a USA TODAY analysis of federal salary data.
Federal employees making salaries of $100,000 or more jumped from 14% to 19% of civil servants during the recession’s first 18 months — and that’s before overtime pay and bonuses are counted.
Federal workers are enjoying an extraordinary boom time — in pay and hiring — during a recession that has cost 7.3 million jobs in the private sector.
Read more at USA Today.