This week The Stu Pitt Award goes to ...

While the unemployment rate in the private sector skyrockets past 10% the unemployment rate among government workers remains steady, at 0%. When asked about the ongoing severe economic downturn a spokesperson for a large government workers association replied, "Recession, what recession?"

The Stu Pitt award this week goes to everyone who didn't go to work for the government 30 years ago. If you had you wouldn't be facing unemployment now, you'd have a nice guaranteed salary, terrific benefits for life, and at least one big fat pension!