Overpaid Public Servants

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    The real class warfare in this country isn't rich vs. poor, it's government employees vs. we, the taxpayers, who pay their salaries.

    Working for the government is supposed to be a trade-off: You can't be fired and don't have to exert yourself, but you will receive smaller remuneration than in the private sector, where layoffs are common (especially in the Obama economy!). Instead, government jobs are safe, secure, pressure-free -- and now, amazingly lucrative!

    Whether it's in Wisconsin, Illinois, California or the nation's capital, today's public sector workers expect to do little or no work (I'm not counting partying in Las Vegas as "work"), and then be lavishly compensated. Often, the only heavy lifting they do all week is picking up their paychecks.

    When government employees mobbed the state capitol in Wisconsin last year, the upside was: They got to bully people. The downside: Voters finally found out what these public servants were being paid.

    Their compensation included not only straight salary, but also lavish overtime benefits, pensions, health care plans, sick days and vacation time (most of which they spent protesting).

    The unions thought they could fight back against Gov. Scott Walker's tiny rollbacks without anyone finding out the details. Most people saw what public employees were getting and assumed it was a misprint.

    Two years ago, seven bus drivers in Madison, Wis., made more than $100,000 a year....


    Ann Coulter - May 16, 2012 - SACRIFICIAL SCAMS
     
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    When Walker wins, it will mark the beginning of the death rattle of the public union stranglehold on the working man.


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    Another gem from Ann, thanks.
     
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    i'm sure the people of Wisconsin would rather have the best of teachers,firefighters and police than give the rich a free ride.
     
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    If only we could be more like China.
     
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    tenthertoo ...worst of all I'm DULL

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    I had no idea that I've been so "overpaid" all these years. I shouldn't have to struggle every month since I'm so bloated and overpaid. Go figure...

    Why does the OP remind me of the cookie joke JoeB likes to tell?
     
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    "Prosperity Through Lower Wages!"
     
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    Your job could be done by a trained ape.
     
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    Seawytch Information isnt Advocacy

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    Oh, so you know what I do for a living? Please, since you know so much, why don't you share my employment history and tell us how I can be replaced by a "trained ape".

    What? You don't really know and were just being a douchebag? Okay, fair enough. Douche away!
     

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