posted: 46 mins ago
"Houston does have the money to pay Firefighters. They may not have the money for any of the extra crap they are wasting money on. The problem is the sequence on their priority list.
@DiverDu de : So, what do you think they should cut to fund the firefighter pay increase? What would you cut, to get the $100MM needed each year? I agree with you that they could cut services, but what would you suggest?..."
posted: 47 mins ago
"Switched to this game after watching the Rockets and saw the Chiefs up 28-14. Thought the game was over and went to bed.
Right before I laid down, I thought to myself "every time I turn off a prime-time game, something crazy happens.....eh....probabl y not tonight though."
Wrong as usual...."
posted: 49 mins ago
"sweetie : 2.3million residents of Houston. Assuming 4 people per household (average) that's 575,000 water bills (probably underestimated) 575,000 x $25 = $14,375,000 x 12months = $172.5million Either we have the highest paid firefighters in the Universe or our City Council is full of absolute idiots. How in the F---ing Jesus did these people get their position?
@Div erDude : By promising to increase firefighter pay? The estimates I heard were $100MM annually for the..."