New York Pollution Problem
Bad for Brain Cells!
by Mark Neckameyer
October 14, 2004
Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York City said ...
October 12, 2004, 8:59 PM EDT
Mayor Michael Bloomberg
has taken his shots at Wyoming and American Samoa for getting
more than their fair share of homeland security funding -- and
now he's fixing an icy glare on Alaska.
Bloomberg, a Republican
who has clashed with members of his own party over distribution
of anti-terror aid, was incensed by a Congressional Research
Service report finding that Alaska gets $92 per resident in security
cash while New York gets about a third of that per resident.
Copyright © 2004, Newsday, Inc.
So I did a little re-calculation
for His Honor the Mayor (Even though he is supposed
to be a financial wizard!) .. This is what it costs the
taxpayers for Homeland Security;
Cost per square mile that must be watched and protected - AK
= $4 NYC = $175,000
Cost per mile of coastline or foreign border that must be protected
- AK = $21 NYC = $3,751
So you see, New York IS getting its fair share after all!
Oh yes, there is one more statistic I came up with .. Average
IQ of politician - NYC = 25; AK = 100!
(And part time, Alaska!)
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