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No recession in DC!

I saw an article via Drudge this morning about government workers a href=”http://washingtontimes.com/news/2010/mar/11/government-workers-feel-no-pain/”feeling no pain from the recession:/abr /blockquotebr /The recession and the ongoing jobless recovery devastated much of the private-sector work force last year, sending unemployment soaring, but government workers emerged essentially unscathed, according to data released Wednesday by the Labor Department.br //blockquotebr /br /I’m here in DC on business and everywhere I look, fat cat government workers and others are partying in local restaurants and bars, and the hotels are booked solid, apparently with conferences. Too bad Las Vegas isn’t doing this well. No recession here in DC.

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