Tuesday, October 28, 2008

No: It's not 'for the children'

Seattle resident Jim Anderson speaks out against a proposed levy on the November Ballot for synthetic turf. An excerpt: "They say "we just need $10 million for these wonderful permanent plastic (and potentially toxic) fields!" and hide the need to replace them in 10 to 15 years, at twice the price with no plan for funding.
This is truly "budgeting by the hopeful." With no provision of even planning for future needs, this patchwork hodgepodge of patronage and pork is the worst way to fund public needs, particularly in the midst of a near economic collapse. Vote no on Proposition 2. " Click here.