Category Archive: government “workers”

Apr 16

Kentucky governor reveals the true value of public school teachers: mere babysitters

Kentucky’s school teachers are on strike, and the governor of Kentucky recently revealed what he thinks of their true purpose and value. Governor Matt Blevin said that without the government teachers, children may be drawn into drug use, assaulted, or raped. Nothing about children missing out on education. See here.

Mar 29

Medicaid and pensions now eat 1 out of 5 state tax dollars; this share is about to explode.

Has the entire American experiment been for the benefit of one cohort of people: 21st-century government workers? In the 240 years since the American Revolution, the U.S. prospered like no other nation in world history–due to the Bill of Rights and low levels of government interference and regulation. But now government programs and regulations are …

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Jan 13

Another U.S. Postal Worker Caught Burning Mail

Every inspection of every U.S. Post Office facility has always found duly-stamped mail in trash bins. Postal workers have been caught throughout the U.S. burning, burying, hiding, and disposing of stamped mail rather than delivering it. Here is yet another story of a U.S. Postman who was caught burning entire tubs of mail. The U.S. …

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Jan 04

EPA’s top “climate change expert” was just sentenced to prison for fraud

John Beale was absent for years at a time, did no work, and traveled first-class. Will Rogers once said It’s a good thing we don’t get all the government we pay for. Here is news of the EPA’s highest paid “climate change expert,” John C. Beale, who was just sentenced to 32 months in prison …

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Dec 26

United ‘first class’ seats are now mostly reserved for government employees–and higher-level government officials apparently bump lower level government workers to ‘economy’ seating as needed

As private-sector Americans struggle for existence, government officials and workers continue to gain wealth and privilege. Here is a story published in the London Daily Mail (U.S. ‘mainstream’ news outlets have ignored it) about a school teacher who purchased a first-class seat on a United flight. The school teacher was told before the flight that …

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Dec 07

While the people live in shacks, government employees live in Mansions: the 5 richest counties in the U.S. are now the counties surrounding Washington, D.C.

Today, the world’s richest 1 % own more than the bottom 90 %. See here. While Americans increasingly live in shacks and mobile homes and struggle under life-choking regulations, those in government are wealthier than any population in world history. The five richest counties in the United States are the suburbs surrounding Washington, D.C. See …

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Oct 13

Government “disaster relief” workers in Puerto Rico took a spa day and had hurricane victims give them manicures and pedicures

Salon.com, the pro-government extremist site, has published a rare story critical of government. Reportedly, FEMA “disaster relief” officials in Puerto Rico have been living in luxury among hurricane victims. See here. Just one example given by the Salon article: Overpaid federal ‘disaster workers’ reportedly took “spa days” and used emergency tents provided by the U.S. …

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Sep 06

Kentucky government workers retiring early to avoid looming pension collapse

For decades, governments at every level have been overpaying government “workers.” Government employee unions have negotiated contracts in most states and large municipalities which result in government retirees living like kings among starving peasants. In states such as California, New York and Illinois, state retirees commonly RETIRE on six-figure annual pensions. Even in districts where …

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Aug 31

Americans now spend more on taxes than on food and clothing combined

America rose to prosperity, abundance and prominence with some of the world’s lowest taxes and the fewest regulations. Property rights and a climate of individual ingenuity and industry brought Americans the world’s highest standards of living. But the past two generations have seen America’s progress arrested. Now taxes take almost half of many Americans’ income. …

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Jun 15

Illinois government nears bankruptcy, halts almost all payments for road construction

THE STATE NOW SPENDS MORE ON ITS UNIVERSITY PENSIONS THAN IT DOES ON ITS UNIVERSITIES Socialism is a curse that should be wished only on a hated enemy. A generation ago, Illinois was known for farm and manufacturing production, and was one of the wealthiest areas of the United States. But years of political domination …

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