Vital Signs Blog is provided by Vital Signs Ministries Director, Denny Hartford.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
The Pension Fund Disparity: Omaha Just Can't Afford It!
Okay. You've heard the stories about those sky-high, budget-busting government employee pension plans that have put Omaha into such a precarious financial situation. And you've heard some of the numbers involved. But, if your math orientation is anything like mine, you could use a simple visual that illustrates just how wild and irresponsible are these over-payments.
Chip Maxwell provides it. And how!
Of course, this isn't the only reason why so many Omahans are turning against Mayor Jim Suttle and City Hall and towards the new leadership offered by folks like the Omaha Alliance and mayoral candidate Jean Stothert -- but it's an awfully big one.