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    Re: Camden To Scrap Police Dept Amid Budget Woes

    Quote Originally Posted by Sig View Post
    Oh, of course, it the middle class public employee unions that have looted the New Jersey treasury, just like they did in California. The looting has absolutely nothing to do with over 50 years of outrageous pay-to-play scheming between the politicians and the state contracts they steer towards their wealthy upper class benefactors in private industry
    bla bla bla. Here we go with the finger pointing. In the meantime, though, the money is gone. Make concessions or take a hike. Your choice.

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    Re: Camden To Scrap Police Dept Amid Budget Woes

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post

    New Jersey police officers' salaries rank the highest in the nation, with a median of $90,672. I thought this was rather interesting.
    Perhaps, you will find this rather interesting as well:


    America's Top States for Business 2010 - Cost of Living Rankings - CNBC
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    Re: Camden To Scrap Police Dept Amid Budget Woes

    Quote Originally Posted by LowDown View Post
    bla bla bla. Here we go with the finger pointing. In the meantime, though, the money is gone. Make concessions or take a hike. Your choice.
    I'm sorry, were you trying to say something meaningful?
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    Re: Camden To Scrap Police Dept Amid Budget Woes

    Quote Originally Posted by Sig View Post
    Perhaps, you will find this rather interesting as well:

    America's Top States for Business 2010 - Cost of Living Rankings - CNBC
    I don't even have to click it, Sig. Businesses are paid with profits -- not on the taxpayers' dime. Oh! and bonused with our bailouts. Ha!

    Taxpayers need a break. The unions don't want to give them one? The taxpayers will take stronger measures. The politicians are finally listening, because the voters are just about ready to take them out.
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    Re: Camden To Scrap Police Dept Amid Budget Woes

    Quote Originally Posted by LowDown View Post
    There is only so much money.
    i agree. however, color me skeptical of another piece of fox anti-union propaganda.

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    Re: Camden To Scrap Police Dept Amid Budget Woes

    Quote Originally Posted by Helix View Post
    i agree. however, color me skeptical of another piece of fox anti-union propaganda.
    No, color you Googleless. It's all over the internet.
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    Re: Camden To Scrap Police Dept Amid Budget Woes

    Quote Originally Posted by Helix View Post
    i agree. however, color me skeptical of another piece of fox anti-union propaganda.
    In this case Camden had not much in the way of choices, a declining tax base, high variable costs (salary) and high fixed costs (pensions).

    Camden is going to dissolve as a organized entity and become managed by the county I expect
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    Re: Camden To Scrap Police Dept Amid Budget Woes

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post

    I don't even have to click it, Sig. Businesses are paid with profits -- not on the taxpayers' dime.
    Oh really?... And what about those businesses that are on the taxpayer's dime since they are contracted with the state?

    You bet they are paid with profits! Profits obtained by grossly overcharging the taxpayers for whatever goods and services their company provides. Strange that you never hear about how the wealthy upperclass loot the treasury with impunity, isn't it?

    I wonder why that is? Could it be because the wealthy upper class also enjoy a controlling interest in every major source of news media?
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    Re: Camden To Scrap Police Dept Amid Budget Woes

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    Oh really?... And what about those businesses that are on the taxpayer's dime since they are contracted with the state?

    You bet they are paid with profits! Profits obtained by grossly overcharging the taxpayers for whatever goods and services their company provides. Strange that you never hear about how the wealthy upperclass loot the treasury with impunity, isn't it?

    I wonder why that is? Could it be because the wealthy upper class also enjoy a controlling interest in every major source of news media?
    Fortunately, we have competition to deal with what you're talking about. And entrepreneurs always looking for ways to enter the marketplace. Who would you think would enjoy a controlling interest in every major source of news media? Waitresses? And as for that? We have a liberal news media across the board -- who would be deeeelighted to report price fixing and other anti-trust violations.
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