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Government payroll devouring the economy

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Horrifying stats

Just when you think you've started to wrap your mind around how bad things get new numbers that show they are even worse. While we have to get the special interests out of politics, the government will say almost anything in order to protect itself. The federal government has exploded in size over the last decade, and the number of private sector employees has grown only 1 percent. The feds have grown by 15 percent.

A structural problem of epic proportions. The Congress is using the recession to entrench government workers.