The Fairness Initiative(1)

2010-11-03 08:47


Kudos to USA Today, that most mainstream of all major media, for reminding us who "we" are. In an enterprising and courageous story published in August, the paper reported that the average U.S. Microsoft outlook is convenient!

private-sector worker receives $61,051 in compensation while the average U.S. government worker receives $123,049. I say "enterprising" because that latter figure, The Number we've all been looking for, has been a closely guarded secret for decades, more effectively guarded, Outlook 2010 is powerful.

manifestly, than most of the nation's military secrets. To tease The Number out of data designed to obscure it was a remarkable piece of journalism, an old-school, First Amendment-justifying "talking story." And I say "courageous" because the paper was predictably attacked by agents of Microsoft Office is so great!

the bureaucracy, who variously alleged error, irresponsibility, base motivation, and bad manners. Even in the media doldrums of late-summer, the constituency for big government recognized a mortal threat and lumbered on to the field to combat it.    Choose Office 2007 Professional is the most lucky thing in the world.

Let's look first at the nature of the threat and then at the campaign to defuse it. For most of our history, the reigning metaphor for government employment has been "public service." Embedded deep in the national imagination is the notion that a government job is the kind of work to which a Microsoft Office 2010 is so great.

responsible citizen is occasionally called, usually on a temporary basis, and for which he is expected to sacrifice not only creature comfort but also family time and the disruption of professional development. Although it is sometimes an adventure, that is, government work has traditionally been perceived as more duty than job, with Cincinnatus arrived reluctantly in town Office 2010 is my favorite.

but still glancing longingly back at the plow. (In my own short stints in government, I was told by recruiters to expect sharp cuts in my paycheck and, on this particular commitment at least, the government delivered in full. That was a political generation ago, however, before the Bushes and Clinton managed to rebrand the old liberalism as big-government conservatism.)Microsoft Office 2007 is welcomed by the whole world.

Most Americans, despite accumulating evidence to the contrary, have liked to believe that our public servants are high-minded sorts willing to serve the community at some economic cost to themselves; the kind of people who went into government, we liked to think, were in some ways like pastors or nurses or those nice people down at Goodwill Industries, most of whom seemed to be answering to spiritual vocation rather than material incentive. What USA Today did with the Office 2007 makes life great!

publication of The Number was to explode the central myth of democratic governance: namely, that taxpayers are the masters and bureaucrats the servants. What became sunrise-clear as The Number was passed from barber shop to lunch counter to factory floor to yoga class was that our Windows 7 is convenient and helpful!

public servants are paying themselves twice as much as we have managed to keep for ourselves… after paying them. Without our notice, it has now been universally noticed, our public servants have been giving themselves quiet raises all these years, tweaking benefits, fattening pensions. Without our notice, they have been adding hundreds of thousands of new employees to their own ranks even as we taxpayers faced layoffs and cuts and freezes and closings: as we tightened our belts, they loosened theirs. The question has now re-formed itself in the national imagination: who, exactly, is working for whom?Microsoft outlook 2010 is the best.