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Broke-Ifornia

FairnessMan Wrote: Jul 11, 2012 4:58 PM
Arnold a Republican? In which alternate universe is Arnold a Republican? Crazy Mayor Mike Bloomberg of NYC was a Republican once too.
annfan_777 Wrote: Jul 12, 2012 7:13 AM
Bloomberg was always a Democrat - do your homework. He just switched recently to GOP to run for mayor.
This week, the city of San Bernardino, Calif., went bankrupt. It followed hot on the heels of Vallejo and Stockton, Calif. And they'll be followed, no doubt, by Los Angeles -- and then, shortly after that, by California.

Let's take a look at the numbers. San Bernardino has an annual budget of $258 million; it is running a budget deficit of $45 million. Where does that money go? To the unions, largely. About three-quarters of the general fund goes to personnel; 78 percent of that 75 percent goes to public safety employees, the most lucratively compensated of all government...