Tuesday, May 27, 2008

The city budget

Mayor Tom Barrett is weighing the possibility of closing four neighborhood libraries as the city faces huge budget pressures, according to the JS.

There is no mention of any possibility of a reduction in the always-expanding police budget. Yes, public safety is absolutely important, but constant increases in police ranks while public libraries are shuttered can only mean one thing: the barbarians, indeed, are at the gates.

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