This video was sent to us by one of the readers. It seems to be factually correct, although it would be great to have someone with a strong knowledge of US federal government employee statistics to verify it. The growth in numbers and salaries of government employees seems staggering. The contrast to the private sector is also eye-opening. And it does paint a grim picture of the US voter lack of willingness to make the necessary budget cuts because so many voters are in some way tied to the government. Some of the statistics show why the Supercommittee was doomed from the start.