73 percent of new jobs created in last five months are bureaucratic
posted at 9:00 am on December 8, 2012 by Erika Johnsen
Hey, I’ve got a neat idea — why don’t we just keep growing the government, until we all can have government jobs? That can work, right?
Seventy-three percent of the new civilian jobs created in the United States over the last five months are in government, according to official data published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. …
In the same five-month period since June, the number of people employed by government increased by 621,000 to 20,559,000. These 621,000 new government jobs created in the last five months equal 73.3 percent of the 847,000 new jobs created overall.