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Originally posted by PlantGirl
I simply cannot believe that these folks got a raise when 14.1 million people are out of work and the administration does nothing but gripe about how the country has no money.
Originally posted by Maxmars
Considering the increasing significance of government employee voters.... listen to this:
Originally posted by ararisq
Let me get this straight? You want to put millions of people out of work - in the middle of the Great Recession (which we are recovering from - just see the unchanging unemployment number which excludes people that stop looking for work).
Do you know much money is generated by those millions of people? Sure - I suppose if you wanted to be technical it would be like NEGATIVE 400 billion or something but that is just trying to make a big deal about something extremely important.
Originally posted by Rockpuck
reply to post by davidgrouchy
Public employees themselves don't drain the system, the services they work at do. It'd be a waste of time to gripe about saving a few millions firing DC employees when you could cut hundreds of billions through various services or hell [color=gold] closing one international military base.
Originally posted by mike_trivisonno
We should cease all foreign aid.
That could save the American taxpayer trillions.