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Thursday, January 07, 2010

Following the realization that rising asset prices may not be the cure-all they were once believed to be in funding all sorts of future spending comes yet one more amusing way to look at the dour prospects faced by many private sector workers in their aspirations toward a life of leisure in their golden years (from the Tom Toles collection at the Washington Post).
IMAGE Someday, years from now, the nation will undoubtedly look back and wonder what they could have possibly been thinking when, in the present era, public sector workers were permitted to retire with generous benefits at a relatively early age.

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4 comments:

Hal (GT) said...

I don't know whether to laugh out loud or huddle into a ball and cry.

Anonymous said...

Yeah, take a look at

Pensiontsunami.com

The retirement income of many civil servants will exceed the pay of those who work in the private sector.

Dan said...

Someday, years from now, the nation will undoubtedly wonder, "What's a 'private' sector?".

Anonymous said...

I guess private sector workers will just have to work until they are 100, so they can support the public sector workers in the style to which they are accustomed.

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