73% of New Jobs Created in Last 5 Months Are in Government

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( CNSNews.com )- 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 June, a total of 142,415,000 people were employed in the U.S, according to the BLS, including 19,938,000 who were employed by federal, state and local governments.

By November, according to data BLS released today, the total number of people employed had climbed to 143,262,000, an overall increase of 847,000 in the six months since June.

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.

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Hugh Victor Thompson III wrote:
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When you add these salaries to the $ paid out in assistance, it comes to something around 80% of GDP. Then add in other government spending, like your $98,000. dive robot in Columbus, courtesy of Homeland Security, and we are already 'over the cliff.' I see no silver lining here.

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