Look at the unneccesary spending that continues, unabated.
Look how much Padgett has poured into that bottomless well of red-ink known as Wave.
How much have we given to youth soccer? How much have we spent on those grotesque sculptures? How much have we committed to that convention center that is already exceeding projected costs?
How much has gone to totally frivolous spending that didn't HAVE to be spent? And now Saffo wants to fund an arts counsil?
You don't have to cut back on dining out (which will reduce sales tax revenues and many people's incomes), the city simply needs to stop spending money on pet projects that might be okay in a roaring economy, but are totally misguided in the current situation.
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