April 28, 2010 | Filed Under Budget, Chicago, Cook County, Cook County Board, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, GOP, Government, Illinois, Illinois State Government, State Government, Taxes, Tony Peraica, Warner Todd Huston | 2 Comments
-By Warner Todd Huston
Last week we discovered through the Cook County online check register that the county spent $300,000 for coffee services from the ACE Coffee company. (See here, and here). This week The Prairie Stater has discovered that the county is spending more than $200,000 additional budget dollars on “fresh rolls and pastries” from Chicago’s Alpha Baking Company.
So, not only do county workers make more than you on the job and far more than you in retirement, now we find out they even eat better than you on the job.
It must be like a party to go to work everyday in county government.
Here the rest of us are cutting back in every luxury item we can because of this bad economy, yet our county workers, people whose lifestyle is paid for by we, the taxpayers, are every day eating high on the hog as well as retiring richly… all on the backs of the regular, working stiffs of the county.
Head on over to The Prairie Stater to see all the details of yet another example of the waste and arrogance of our county officials.
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Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago based freelance writer, has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and is featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart’s BigGovernment.com, RightWingNews.com, CanadaFreePress.com, StoptheACLU.com, TheRealityCheck.org, RedState.com, Human Events Magazine, AmericanDailyReview.com, and the New Media Journal, among many, many others. Additionally, he has been a frequent guest on talk-radio programs to discuss his opinion editorials and current events and is currently the co-host of “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Conservatism” heard on BlogTalkRadio. Warner is also the editor of the Cook County Page for RedCounty.com.
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