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Saturday, October 23, 2010
News Flash: Liberal, Big Government Spenders Exist in School Districts Too!
OK, so it may not really be a news flash that school districts are often some of the biggest, least watched spenders of our tax money locally. Some of you already knew that but just need a gentle reminder that questionable management of our tax dollars may be occurring in our own backyards!
The folks over at Mehlville Community Taxpayers Association (MCTA) blog have a rather on-point posting about the apparent disregard the Mehlville Public School Board has for good fiscal management. As they increase pay and benefits with no long-term plan other than tax increases to pay for them, they take potshots at the Mehlville Fire Protection District (MFPD) for being fiscally responsible!
Albert Einstein is credited with this definition – Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. The Mehlville Public School District Board of Directors may want to consider either a self-exam or professional help. They are obviously no Einsteins, but they are perilously close to fitting the definition!
For your reading pleasure, here is the MCTA blog posting.