‘I am become government, the destroyer of worlds’
A full page ad in today’s Wall Street Journal carries a powerful message from Free Enterprise Nation. It is a self-described non-partisan, private-sector advocacy group that lobbies for free markets. Its first task, aside from fundraising, is educating private sector employees about the outrageous excesses of government workers. Salaries, benefits, overall expenditures — any metric you could name — are on suicidal trajectories.
The chickens control not only the hen-house, but the whole damn farm as well.
• One state of California pensioner retired with an annual salary of $500,000 a year.
• An Illinois driver’s traning teacher earned $170,000 a year before retiring with an annual pension of $130,000.
• A Department of Energy administrator received a $63K bonus on top of his $172K base bay…