Yahoo Financial news headline: "Members of US Congress get richer despite sour economy"
Not to mention the reports that show public sector (government) employment has risen during the recession of the last two years, while private sector employment has gone down. And that federal employees receive 54% more in pay and benefits than private sector workers doing the same job. Coincidentally, government employees now represent more than half of all union memberships.
Whose for bigger government? The ones who get to keep taxpayer money, that's who.