Shutdown Reveals 'Non-Essential' Government Employees



'A non-essential employee is what you get when the citizen foots the bill, and the government doesn't care... when you feed cash into a bloated bureaucracy, without ever designating its necessity.'

Now we know about the incredibly large number of "non-essential" employees working in the federal government, pointing out that 93 percent of EPA employees are apparently non-essential. He said in the private sector, non-essential employees would be non-employees, because the only reason they exist in government is to "ensure the survival of a ravenous bureaucracy."

Filling in for Bill O'Reilly, Greg Gutfeld highlights one positive "learning experience" about the current government shutdown crisis...