For conservatives, there’s always a comfort of sorts in knowing that when it comes to any variety of socialism, anything that can’t go on won’t. Socialism is inherently unsustainable, always requiring a sugar daddy to pay its bills after all the money runs out. It always works, as Lady Thatcher put it, until you run out of other people’s money.
This brings us to the municipality of Washington, D.C., which is going to see a vote for statehood in the House Friday but still wants Momma Government to take care of it like a prodigal toddler.
According to John Solomon’s JustTheNews:
Like most other American cities, the District is required to balance its budget annually. This year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, city officials are claiming a $1.5 billion budget deficit and asking Congress for $3.15 billion over two years to alleviate the city’s financials woes.
The Heroes Act, which passed through the lower chamber last month, allocates more money to Washington, D.C. than to several U.S. states. But according to a new report by Open the Books’ Adam Andrzjewski, D.C. city employees are routinely paid (often significantly) higher salaries than their state and federal government counterparts.
Read the full story from American Thinker
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