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Dec 15

Half of the 20 wealthiest counties in America are counties dominated by federal employees

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As millions of Americans struggle to live in trailers and shacks, the employees of the federal government increasingly live in luxury.

According to the U.S. Census, 9 of the nation’s 20 wealthiest counties are suburbs of Washington, D.C., where overpaid federal employees live like royalty. See here.

And one of the 20 richest counties is Los Alamos, New Mexico, where money-gorged federal defense labs and contractors dominate the economy.