Friday, October 7, 2011

A Tale of Two Mayors

The Mayor of Lincoln, NE is a Democrat.

His name is Chris Beutler.

He makes $35.00 per hour at his job.

In Lincoln, all municipal employees are screened and their employment is maintained by an idependently operating Personnel Department.

Lincoln, Nebraska has the LOWEST unemployment rate for a metropolitan area in the USA with only 3.6% unemployment.

Recent Quotes:

"Lincoln, Nebraska used federal stimulus funds for an energy-saving lighting project. In just three years, we will recoup the original $227,000 it cost to replace old lighting with energy-efficient lighting. We're doing the right thing and saving money."

"The city expects to save about $2,500 a year in energy costs because of new lights in Gere branch library and $25,000 a year on the Center Park Garage."

The Mayor of Yuma, AZ is a Republican.

His name is Alan L. Kreiger.

He makes $85.00 per hour at his job.

In Yuma, the Mayor is allowed to terminate or suspend any city Employee on the Spot.

Yuma, Arizona has the HIGHEST unemployment rate for a metropolitan area in the USA at a whopping 30% or more Unemployed and receiving benefits as of August 2011.

Recent Quotes:

"I can't believe that a bunch of lacey-drawered, limp-wristed people could do what these men have done in the past. We are currently having problems with homosexuals serving on the front lines in the military. We need solid, strong men... not pacifists to fight those battles."

"Yuma is a safe environment. Hundreds of thousands of families live here and go back and forth across the border. Every day thousands and thousands go back and forth and you know, they have jobs. It's not a wild frontier."

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