Monday, December 20, 2010

Reckless States Cheat Our Children

Robert Samuelson, Newsweek
WASHINGTON -- Except for those on Social Security and Medicare, government for most middle-class Americans consists mainly of schools, police, fire protection, roads and ambulance service. It's states and localities. How are they faring in the present economy? Conventional wisdom holds that they've been crushed by dramatic declines in tax revenues and have resorted to deep cuts in public services. Well, not exactly.To be sure, there are cases of severe cuts. Newark recently dismissed 13 percent of its police force. For two straight years, the University of California has raised...

Source: http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2010/12/20/cheating_our_children_again_108288.html

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