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Reid says government jobs must take priority over private-sector jobs
The Hill ^ | October 19, 2011 | Pete Kasperowicz

Posted on 10/19/2011 8:58:45 AM PDT by jazusamo

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To: jazusamo

Agreed!!


51 posted on 10/19/2011 10:29:32 AM PDT by Osage Orange (Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum)
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To: jazusamo
"It's very clear that private-sector jobs have been doing just fine

My husband belongs to a tile union, his yearly hours should be from 1200 to 1500 HARRY...2010 he worked a whopping 140 hours, and boy did it ever get so much finer in 2011...a whopping 320, yep HARRY JUST FRICKIN' FINE!!!

52 posted on 10/19/2011 11:04:21 AM PDT by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85)
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To: MrB

 “Amerika’s nomenklatura”

 
For those who remember the old Soviet Union, it was a grim place — at least for average citizens. But not so for those in government. Contrary to the official ideals of equality and a classless society that the ruling communist regime espoused, the USSR created a privileged class of party members inside government — the nomenklatura.
This semipermanent bureaucracy earned higher incomes, got better health care, ate better food and had greater job security than average Russians, the much-despised proletarians. Today, our bloated federal government seems, in significant ways, to be creating this same dynamic.
http://www.investors.com/NewsAndAnalysis/Article.aspx?id=528809
The federal government fired 0.55% of its workers in the budget year that ended Sept. 30 — 11,668 employees in its 2.1 million workforce. Research shows that the private sector fires about 3% of workers annually for poor performance, says John Palguta, former research chief at the federal Merit Systems Protection Board, which handles federal firing disputes.
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2751377/posts


53 posted on 10/19/2011 11:42:44 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (See ya later, debt inflator ! Gone in 4 (2012))
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To: rockinqsranch

I thought he was a wrestler, like his buddy Paul Welfare.


54 posted on 10/19/2011 11:44:48 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (See ya later, debt inflator ! Gone in 4 (2012))
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To: maggief

OMG...the man is unfit for public office!!


55 posted on 10/19/2011 11:44:48 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

The lie from Genesis 3 - you can be as gods.


56 posted on 10/19/2011 11:48:13 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Amateur boxer in his High School years.


57 posted on 10/19/2011 12:09:39 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Timocrat

only 33%? I think it’s more than that.

especially once TSA does,too.


58 posted on 10/19/2011 12:11:09 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (See ya later, debt inflator ! Gone in 4 (2012))
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To: rockinqsranch

now he’s an amateur senator.


59 posted on 10/19/2011 12:18:01 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (See ya later, debt inflator ! Gone in 4 (2012))
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To: Red Badger

Private-Sector Jobs Are a Major Factor in Employment Growth
NY TIMES 8/28/11

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2769979/posts

...and in the Slimes, of all places.

I’d add not A major factor, THE major factor.


60 posted on 10/19/2011 1:03:03 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (See ya later, debt inflator ! Gone in 4 (2012))
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To: jazusamo

bump


61 posted on 10/19/2011 1:31:00 PM PDT by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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To: WOBBLY BOB
According to The Economist it's 36% but I've seen others quote 33%. http://www.economist.com/node/17851305
62 posted on 10/19/2011 2:34:32 PM PDT by Timocrat (Ingnorantia non excusat)
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To: Timocrat

OK ,thanks.


63 posted on 10/19/2011 2:41:34 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (See ya later, debt inflator ! Gone in 4 (2012))
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