Guy W. Farmer

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June 24, 2012
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Living the good life in D.C.

While families in Nevada and throughout the nation are struggling to make ends meet and put food on the table, senior federal bureaucrats, politicians and hordes of political consultants are prospering in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. My Tennessee-born father would have said "they're living high on the hog."

Time magazine recently published an expose that revealed "the affluence flooding the nation's capital." That affluence sets the Greater Washington area, including the Maryland and Virginia suburbs, "a world apart from the country it governs."

No wonder so many active and retired politicians, like former Nevada Gov. and Sen. Paul Laxalt, …

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