Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Tax, tax and spend, spend and get booted out

The mayor of Miami, Florida (also Dade County) was ousted from office in a recall. By a margin of 88% to 12!

This is a major case of ignoring the people's needs and serving the "public servants."

Contentions Blog at Commentary Magazine

Although Miami has been especially hard hit by the meltdown in property values in recent years, Alvarez pushed through a 14 percent property-tax increase and then gave public employees fat salary increases in contract negotiations. He also championed a new baseball stadium publicly funded at the cost of $600 million, despite 12 percent unemployment in the area


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