Originally Posted by Arkie
The federal government is bigger than it's ever been. Spending is still growing even this year. State governments are becoming more and more insignificant these days as the federal government takes over.
No it not. Since 1962 the highest workforce (include the military, legislative, judicial and post office) was 6,639, 000 (1968). As of 2011 it was 4,403,000.