* It takes twice as many fire fighters to put out half as many fires as it did 30 years ago.
* In the UC System, the number of administrators has grown four times faster than the number of teachers, the ratio is now one to one.* In 1980 it took one Medicaid administrator to oversee five cases, today it is one administrator for every two cases.* In 2008, 98% of LIRR workers immediately applied for and received disability benefits from the federal Railroad Retirement Board.* The number of employed Americas grew by 316,000 during the first 41 months of the Obama presidency, while the number receiving Social Security disability benefits grew by 1,291,000.We are not Greece, our economy is growing, our deficit is willfully held by investors, and we can print our own money. But if you think we don't face Greece like problems, with interest groups standing in the way of change, return to the top and read again.