What do governments have – that no private sector company has?
Employer-designated “non-essential personnel.”
Merriam Webster’s dictionary offers up the following “non-essential” synonyms:
“Dispensable, gratuitous, inessential, needless, uncalled-for, unessential, unnecessary, unwarranted.”
Thank God governments hire oh-so-many of these people.
We are in the midst of a federal government shutdown. A result of which – is ~850,000 non-essential personnel are furloughed.
A result of which – is we have been subjected to a rash of panicked Leftist media (please pardon the redundancy) “news” stories. Where they freak out about the prospective recession a prolonged government shutdown might cause. (more…)