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To have an intelligent conversation about this, someone needs to lay out details of public employees' compensation packages.
Government employees at every level (local, state, federal) have routinely voted themselves benefits at citizen expense, that same citizens can only dream of.
Leo from Queens provided good example of how far out of line they are with private sector reality.
sheila from the heights
Scapegoating nothing new here. Read Erich Fromm for a complete outline.
Hey Brian, Bob mentioned the problem with the municipal and state pentions. I know for a fact that retired cops in many municipalities in NJ have retired with pensions of more than $100K and even $150K a year. Shouldn't an effort be made to bring these down to VERY reasonable levels of about $80K a year and then move forward and adjust based on yearly cost of living increases. There are many young people (40s and 50s) retired with huge pensions
do northeast representatives do enough to get tax money back from the federal government?http://www.taxfoundation.org/UserFiles/Image/Blog/ftsbs-large.jpg
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