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Old 07-17-2010, 02:31 PM
 
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It's kind of funny how some people talk about job security like it's a bad thing.
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Old 07-18-2010, 11:42 AM
 
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The stigma associated with working in the government has gone down in recent years because so many now work for government contractors. There's a revolving door between the two as most of the management and senior analysts are former government employees.

Big cuts will eventually have to come in the next 2-5 years. The politicians see the writing on the wall with Europe. You can only keep putting the debt on the federal government's balance sheet to bail out the private sector, Europe, and the states before the crisis hits the center of global economy. The federal government is spending about 600 billion dollars more than two years ago and collecting less in income taxes than it did 10 years ago when the economy was 5 trillion dollars smaller.

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