Michelle Malkin: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/opedcolumnists/an_excuse_for_new_pork_binge_ffOyIPod5oRcTowEyef1TM > Immutable law of Beltway political physics: The only real jobs that > a government stimulus stimulates are government jobs. A year after > President Obama signed his first almost trillion-dollar economic-> stimulus package into law, the federal workforce is at an all-time > high. The nation's unemployment rate has swelled to 9.7 percent, but > Washington's economy is thriving. > More than 2.1 million government workers will be on the federal > payroll by the end of 2010. The lobbying industry is booming. USA > Today reports that 14 federal agencies have hired 3,000 workers to > oversee stimulus spending and have spent nearly $190 million so far > on salaries and overhead. John Derbyshire comments: http://corner.nationalreview.com/post/?q=MDVjYWM1MjNlZTE3N2EwYWZkY2Q5YTdhODY3ZTc0M2M= > The primary purpose of every jobs program is to create jobs for the > people who run the program. No Bureaucrat Left Behind!