In the strange Kafkaesque ways of federal employment, it turns out that many federal employees are more likely to die than to be terminated. While some agencies are proud of their ability to retain competent employees, it makes hard working taxpayers wonder if the inmates are running the asylum. Less than 1/2 of one percent of all federal employees are fired each year. Around 11k in a 2.1 million person work force. Unlike the private sector where 3 percent at minimum get the ax yearly. And don’t worry, those NSA workers who are busy breaching your privacy have the ultimate in job security, they know where all the bodies are buried.
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