Forget the old-fashioned term “civil servants”; America’s new ruling class is government employees. Would you like your kids to go to work for an outfit where employees average between two hundred grand and a quarter mill? Forget about investment banks or law firms; tell them to go to work for a fire protection district in California…
Looking at my own town, Berkeley, I see that almost 50 people are earning over a quarter of a million dollars. Wow! I went into the wrong line of work. These people get a lot of holidays and vacation days, too.
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