WHERE EXAXTLY WILL THEY "HEAD FOR THE EXITS"?
Interesting read in today's Mail Tribune about the Sheriff's Department having to trim 2 million dollars from the budget, and they're going to leave 5 jail positions and 5 patrol positions unfilled. Hoping that this isn't a start of the typical government tactic - money gets tight so we'll cut back on cops, jails, and roads...things everyone wants.
Next question I have: When are ALL salaries at the county going to be frozen? (Danny's too) I say this as it's obvious we have some issues. We're dipping into 6 million dollars of reserves, and the sheriff is involuntarily downsizing. So why any raises, period? No doubt we'd hear words to the effect of "You have to keep raising salaries otherwise our best workers will go elsewhere". In turn, I'd say "Oh Yeah? Where exactly are all these workers headed?"
Think about it, government is running red ink all over the state. Beaverton school district is cutting some 340 positions to fill budget holes. Which government agencies are so flush with cash that they're ready to hire all those Medford and Jackson County public employees, who we're worried about "heading for the door"?
C'mon, the private sector has been in minimal or no raises for several years. Time for our "public servants" to share some of that harsh reality.
FAMILY PIC TIME: My Grandson, Collin, at a park in Portland
GUEST INFORMATION 04-12-2012
7:10 Greg Jackson, conservative author, his latest book is "Won't Get Fooled Again: Where The Christian Right Went Wrong, and How We Can Make America Great Again". We discuss the Romney candidacy, and why he believes the GOP is making a huge error in running him.
7:35 Doug Breidenthal, GOP candidate for Jackson County Commission, Position 2. Go to Doug's Website
8:10 Tom DeWeese, American Policy Center, we talk Agenda 21, and how the globalist left is coming after his organization big time. Go to Tom's site for more info on a kit they're selling to learn about and fight Agenda 21, sustainable development, other "Green Communism" scourges in our governments.
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