I just have to wonder how the voters of Chicago have enough brain power to even keep their vital functions operating. Chicago voters have to be the dumbest people in America, even dumber than those of you in Rio Linda.
And that's pretty dang dumb.
The average property owner in the city of Chicago just opened up their second installment property tax invoice and many found that their property tax rates shot up as much as 400%. They howled, shrieked and carried on about this injustice. There was in general great wailing and gnashing of teeth in the Windy City.
How can these dopes be shocked...SHOCKED!? They have all voted in droves for Democrats to run the city for nearly a century now. And the Democrats they love to vote for have run the city's finances into the ground. The projected shortfalls in the opulent, lush public worker pension funds are in the billions of dollars, and this 'little tax adjustment' is merely the Democrat way of making stop gap ends meet for their current pension obligations. Most of this money that has been extorted out of Chicago property owners goes towards current funding of the Cadillac pensions of police and firefighters.
The bond rating for the City of Chicago is now in junk status. The borrowing still continues at a healthy pace, and the city will gladly pay the usurious rates that junk status requires, and the projected shortfalls in pension obligations continue to mount. Amazingly, not one of these Chicago voter dunces have figured out that the Democrat way of running the city is heading towards sure fire bankruptcy.
But just watch the next round of elections. There is not one Republican on the ballot that has a snowball's chance in hell of getting elected. You know, those rascally racist evil Republicans who think that a balanced budget is a good idea. Chicago voters will have none of that, no siree Bob. Balanced budgets? Why, that's just crazy talk.
They think their property tax rates are killer now, it's only a matter of time before the Democrat chieftains let the caterwauling over this latest outrage die down. The Democrats in power know that the voters of Chicago have the memories of a common housefly, but maybe not quite the brains that this housefly has, and they will jack up the property tax rates again in a year or two.
Keep voting for Democrats, you dumb Chicago voters. You deserve these sky high rates.
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