October 10, 2009

Talk about your American obesity problem!

Why Do Federal Workers Make Twice As Much As Private-Sector Workers?

An interesting detail from John Mauldin's latest economic note:

The average federal worker makes $75,419 a year, while the average in the private sector is $39,751.
Why is that, exactly? Is it because Federal workers are 80% better than private-sector workers?

And remind us again why, in the interest of cutting the deficit, the government shouldn't just slash 20% of its budget across the board?

But the Answer to the Question is;

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