“There is a huge gap. State and local plans on average … are much more lucrative than typical plans for employees. State and local government employees, on average, have greater job security than people in the private sector. And state and local government employees, in the middle of government, in many cases make more money than their private sector counterparts,” Walker said.Private parity. It is time to tax the income of government workers and shift that wealth until the average private-sector worker has better wages, benefits and pensions than the average public-sector worker. To make sure this happens, it would be best to make it a goal that, by the end of this decade, every current government worker, at every level, is replaced by someone from outside government.
“Therefore, if governments expect taxpayers to pay more taxes to fund lucrative benefit programs that are much better than the average employee gets, in jobs that more job security and in some cases make more money than their private sector counterparts, that ain’t gonna happen,” he said.
“The only way you’re going to break the cycle is to make this information public in an understandable, clear, compelling and concise form, such that the first three words of the Constitution can come alive: ‘We the people.’”
The ruling elite has proven itself far too irresponsible and greedy to let this arrangement continue. They all need cash limits and term limits.