Seventy-five percent of employees thrown out of work in the current recession have been men. We’re about to pass the point where there are more women than men in the workforce. (…)
The problem is we don’t build anything in this country anymore. The reason is the twin towers of bureaucracy and environmentalism. The main products of our economy are now lawsuits and environmental impact statements. This creates a lot of jobs, but they’re all for pencil-pushing bureaucrats — male or female — who sit around telling other people what they can’t do.