Great Moments In SocialismImagine a city where.....
The answer is: DETROIT!!!!
A "living wage" ordinance, far above the federal minimum wage, for all public employees and private contractors.
A school system that spends significantly more per pupil than the national average.
A powerful school employee union that militantly defends the exceptional pay, benefits and job security it has won for its members.
Other government employee unions that do the same
A tax system that aggressively redistributes income from businesses and the wealthy to the poor and to government bureaucracies.
Detroit: The Triumph of Progressive Public Policy. “Detroit has been dubbed ‘the most liberal city in America’ and each of these ‘progressive’ policies is alive and well there. How have they worked out? In 1950, Detroit was the wealthiest city in America on a per capita income basis. Today, the Census Bureau reports that it is the nation’s 2nd poorest major city, just ‘edging out’ Cleveland.”
Insanity consists of doing the same thing over and over again, while expecting a different result.