They're the ones who opted not get the necessary education to live a middle class lifestyle in the 21st century. A high school diploma might have been all that was necessary to land a cushy union job back in the 1950's but that ship set sail a very long time ago and the productive half of this country is only going to carry the non-productive class for so long.
Pensions were impacted and that is how the topic came up.
Liberals - Punish the Successful, Reward the Unsuccessful
Liberals - Tax, Borrow, Spend, and Give Free Stuff
Obama's legacy - National Debt / Credit Downgrade / Obamacare Failure / Economic Failure / Foreign Policy Failure / Liar of the Year Award / The Rise of ISIS
All that money spent by businesses on excessive taxes and regulations could be put to better use - like growing the business, hence adding more employees.
But hey, most don't want jobs - they want free handouts from our government.
That's how cities like Detroit are destroyed. When those who create jobs pack their **** up and leave while those dependent on government handouts (welfare, inflated pensions or other entitlements) stay behind -- the cities liabilities exceed their revenue.
Detroit was happy to sign for the loan and this isn't little old grandma getting ripped off by Wall Street this is the culmination of years of bad management!