by Tim Schmidt reprinted from Facebook February 25, 2013 with permission.
Let’s talk about crime.
Can you imagine if Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel or Mayor Bloomberg in New York answered the question of what are you going to do about the rising murder rate in your community like our Mayor has?
In a recent Daily Journal article it read ….
Epstein said there is plenty of room for improvement when it comes to crime reduction, but she said crime statistics have been reduced nearly across the board, except in the all-important category of murder.
“It’s the elephant in the room,” she said. But how can someone determined to commit such a horrendous crime be stopped? she asked. ( Who is she asking? Are we supposed to get the answer for her? Ask the experts.)
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The Kankakee Mayor claims your ComEd bill decreased 48% (read it here) because of her leadership.
Any fourth grader can tell you the 48% math isn’t possible. On average, your total bill for the same kilowatt hours will run about 25-35 percent less.
Posted byJoanie Liesenfelt, Publisher/Managing Editor
Last fall, the City of Kankakee changed to a different electricity supplier, FirstEnergy Solutions.
I asked around: Have you saved money on your electricity? Most answered Yes. 50 percent? Two were very clear: “That can’t be, only the electricity cost is lower, the rest of the bill is the same,” much less than 50% savings.
If you believe I’m wrong, you’re welcome to post some math.
It’s a good program, why overinflate the savings?
Stupidity or something worse?