Take a look at this graph, it explains it all. While the Public Sector is expanding, the private sector is contracting at a very high rate. According to this report from the Rockefeller Institute, 17% of all people employed are working for local, state or the federal government.
While our ISD is giving out 10% raises to it’s Superintendent, the private sector that is paying his salary is becoming unemployed at an alarming rate.
While the City Council debates cutting road repair instead of a 3% cut in salaries,it appears they represent the employees rather than the taxpayers.
Full employement for all, as long as you are a government employee.