Previous pet projects include: RAP Tax, Rec Center, Theater, Museum, and a Streetcar. Playing with others’ money is so much fun!
Bountiful City Council Sophistry For Their New City Hall
Puerto Rico Crisis: Coming Soon to the Mainland
Tough luck kids and grandchildren. YOLO!
CBO: In 30 Years, U.S. Will Have Highest Debt-To-GDP Ratio In Our History—141%
http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2016/07/cboin-30-years-us-will-have-highest-debt-to-gdp-ratio-in-our-history141.html (via Instapundit)
Hey, let’s bilk taxpayers for something better left in the private sector.
State looking to build new 10,000-seat, $17M arena at Utah Fairpark with help from Mormon church http://www.sltrib.com/news/4010676-155/state-looking-to-build-new-10000-seat
It is also envisioned as a venue for other rodeo events, concerts, sporting events and community gatherings.
Hey, let’s force others to pay for a product they don’t want! Double bonus – we can subsidize a politically-connected big business too!
Vivint Smart Home Arena upgrades could cost taxpayers http://fox13now.com/2016/06/13/vivint-smart-home-arena-upgrades-could-cost-taxpayers/
#cronyism, #spending, #taxes, #uniparty, #utah
Regulator Warns of Hundreds of Millions in ‘Obamaphone’ Fraud http://freebeacon.com/issues/regulators-warn-obamaphone-fraud/
#corruption, #cronyism, #obama, #spending, #taxes
I understand that it is well know that the most effective and efficient refugee programs are those that deliver the aid in-situ or as close to the refugees homeland/area as possible whereas moving refugees to foreign countries tends to be the most expensive and least successful. Yet…
Feds spend nearly $20,000 to settle every refugee (and eligible for tax-funded welfare etc) http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/feds-spend-nearly-20000-to-settle-every-refugee/article/2593331 (via Drudge)
Then there’s this:
Migrants linked to 69,000 would-be or actual crimes in Germany in first three months of 2016: police http://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-migrants-germany-crime-idUSKCN0YT28V
REPORT: Migrants Burn Down Asylum Centre After Not Receiving Ramadan Wake Up Call http://www.breitbart.com/london/2016/06/08/migrants-burnt-international-exhibition-centre-ground-didnt-get-ramadan-breakfast/
Waitress assaulted on French Riviera for ‘serving alcohol’ on first day of holy month of Ramadan http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/06/08/waitress-assaulted-on-french-riviera-for-serving-alcohol-on-firs/
Obamacare sucks so let’s double down on it!
SEIU Backs Single Payer Health Care http://freebeacon.com/issues/seiu-backs-single-payer-healthcare/
#obamacare, #spending, #taxes