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The burden of government can slow down the private sector and prevent it from providing the goods and services people want — as well as rendering it extremely difficult to hit people on the head with chickens.
In Michigan, the costs of health and retirement benefits for public servants are ballooning. Simply bringing these benefits in line with those received in the private sector would save the state $5.7 billion annually. Watch the companion video, and find out more at www.BenefitsInBalance.com.
Bring out your debt!
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