Totalitarian Taxing & Inflation State: "Biden lying about... Dems' massive spending... Americans no longer believe in Joe Biden" according to Economist/YouGov Poll
In 1936, Christopher Dawson apparently predicted the Democrat New Deal would prefigure the Joe Biden's "politicized" totalitarian state. Bradley Birzer in his book on Christopher Dawson titled “Sanctifying the World” on page 124, said:
"Dawson 'described the rise of fascism while labeling the rise of the
New Deal in America as a benign form of dictatorship. ‘It is in fact
a constitutional dictatorship,’ Dawson wrote bluntly. Further, he
noted, to abandon the free market, as the Americans had done, would
lead to the abandonment of other American liberties. ‘We shall also
have to abandon political individualism and the right to criticize and
oppose the Government,’ Dawson wrote. Rooted in the Burkean
tradition of organic common law and constitutional medievalism, Dawson
believed that all liberties were wrapped together, inseparable from
one another….mass democracies more often than not allow bureaucracies and selfish interests to assume control, forcing all things to become political and politicized.'”
A majority of voters are negative on the $3.5 trillion Biden Democrat tax and inflation spending plan. They don't "believe him" as even Fox News admits in the post "Liz Peek: Biden lying about taxes, inflation, Dems' massive spending but voters catching on: Americans no longer believe in Joe Biden":
Americans no longer believe in Joe Biden.
In the latest https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/biden-lying-taxes-inflation-dems-spending-voters-liz-peek, only 40% consider the president honest; 43% consider Biden "not honest or trustworthy" and 17% are not sure. That’s down from 48% considering the president honest and only 38% thinking otherwise in February. No wonder he’s struggling to get his agenda passed.
The Biden administration is lying to the American people about so many issues. That includes the border, which White House spokesperson Jen Psaki claims with a straight face is "not open," and disappointing COVID vaccination rates, which Biden blames on Republican governors, even as one of the most hesitant groups turns out to be African Americans. [https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/biden-lying-taxes-inflation-dems-spending-voters-liz-peek]
Phyllis Schlafly explained how this $3.5 trillion spending plan worked out the first time around in 2010 for Biden and Barack Obama, but the devastating "spectacular loss of American jobs" only cost $787 billion back then:
The spectacular loss of American jobs is devastating to more Americans than the oil spill in the Gulf, but Barack Obama still doesn't get it. This month he bragged to an audience of truckers in Hyattsville, Maryland, that our economy is "getting stronger by the day."
The U.S. Labor Department reports a very different picture. The number of long-term unemployed, defined as Americans out of work for 27 or more weeks, is at its highest level since the Labor Department began collecting such data in the 1940s.
More bad news comes from the Labor Department. In May, 431,000 jobs were added, but nine-tenths of them were government jobs.
Unemployment of young men is the highest in 61 years of record-keeping, according to the Center for Labor Market Studies at Northeastern University in Boston. The numbers for minority teenagers are tragic.
Obama's $787 billion federal stimulus program was packaged in mental images of construction workers in hard hats. However, most of those hired with Stimulus dollars were government employees.
More than half of stimulus jobs were in education, mostly women, which was part of his payoff to the feminists. Many states expanded staff for teaching and education administration at the same time that they had a declining enrollment of students.
The rest of America may be suffering from a recession, but it's boom time for federal employees. On average, federal employees are paid $71,206 per year compared to $40,331 for private sector workers.
Those figures are just the start of the comfort of being a federal employee. When you include benefits such as health care and retirement, federal employees make almost double what private sector employees receive: $119,982 versus $59,909.
Stay tuned: federal employees receive raises practically every year. From December 2007 through June 2009, average federal government salaries increased 6.6 percent while private sector salaries increased 3.9 percent. Most federal workers also get periodic pay hikes, called steps, which average 1.5 percent per year.
Federal employees don't spend much time worrying about being laid off, or about their jobs being transferred to China or Mexico, the worry that hangs over private sector workers. Under Obama, federal jobs keep increasing in number, not diminishing.
And there's more. Nineteen percent of federal employees make more than $100,000 a year. That's before benefits, overtime pay and bonuses are counted.
One of the reasons why government employees are so well paid is that they enjoy the advocacy of the richest and most powerful unions, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). Last year was the turning point when government employee unions were able to boast more members than private sector unions.
According to an article in The Hill, the SEIU expects to spend $44 million to influence the 2010 elections, and AFSCME will spend $50 million. Most will be spent to help Democrats keep control of Congress and to implement Obama's agenda. [https://eagleforum.org/column/2010/june10/10-06-11.htmlhttps://eagleforum.org/column/2010/june10/10-06-11.html]