Archive for March 31st, 2010

Budget Woes: The Bad Guys Are Winning

The economy sucks, which has led to local and state government budgets being slashed across the board. Even theoretically “critical” line-items like law enforcement aren’t safe from the budget axe – overtime, I’m told, is basically a thing of the past, and new equipment – hell, new recruits, new anything – are becoming as scarce as rocking-horse poop.

As far as I can tell, these cuts to police budgets are supposed to be more-or-less invisible (“transparent”) to the average citizen / taxpayer. For the most part this is probably working.

For the most part, anyway.

I was out for a bike ride over the weekend…
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