Earlier this week I saw a TV news item describing services to be cut in
I was glad to come across a story in “The Denver Post” entitled, “loss of city services:
Buses won’t be running nights and weekends, and they’re relying on regional authorities to pave streets. Some residents see all of this as attacks on the needs of the working class. A property tax increase was voted down in November.
Because some community pools and centers are closing, many wonder about day care costs, idle teens, and shut in elderly. Tourism will be negatively affected, too, and we all know what a cash cow that has become for so many places.
There’s a growing distrust of government officials and how they spend their money at the local level. But
Granted, there’s been plenty of press about how bad off
I’m reminded of the words of the poet who said the world will end with a whimper, not a bang. Is
What about what we’ll face in our everyday lives? If you’re in a neighborhood where street lighting goes out, and there are fewer police, are you braced for higher crime rates? Are you prepared with what you need for self preservation and self defense? Are you prepared to move elsewhere? What changes will you make in your own life to survive when basic services are cut where you live?