Skip to comments.Cost of public retiree health care soars in Calif.
Posted on 04/22/2012 9:15:14 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
As Stockton stands on the brink of insolvency, cities, counties and school districts throughout California are grappling with the same problem of paying the health insurance of its retired workforce.
San Francisco, which once allowed its public employees to qualify for full retiree medical benefits after working just five years, is projected to pay $153 million in retiree health care costs this year. Cities like Thousand Oaks and school districts like the Los Angeles Unified School District are also facing long-term unfunded liabilities.
The looming crisis is similar to the one involving public employee pensions. The difference is that retiree health care has largely been handled on a pay-as-you-go basis, meaning the state and municipalities rarely set aside funds.
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The problem is that people have their lives to live and are not there to guard against the theives in the state house and perform budget analyses every minute. The dems lie and the media swear to it. When the dems aren’t screwing the public the GOP-e is doing it.
The voters of CA approved this crap. They deserve what’s coming is spades.
How much of the 'taxpaying public' do you think was let in on that little scam?
My guess is: none.
Full medical benefits after five years? Maybe some lush parties in Vegas? Hooking up with whores in South America? No problem... American who don't scam the government - or work for it - I'm repeating myself - can just work until they drop to pay for this sh*t. Right?
And if we dare to object, we'll they've go 'means'....
So damn true. The public has to be educated and realize that they cannot vote for anyone other than a true dyed in the wool Conservative. They have to get this “Conservatives are for the rich” bullcrap that liberals have brainwashed them with.
Mark Levin states this all this time on his program because it’s so freakin’ true. A true Conservative would never stand for this bullshiet. People are sick to death of having their paychecks raped every payday (like I am)..So they need to be educated, they are voting for the wrong people. Like you said: Starve the beast, vote anything and everything but a conservative out of existence.
What ticks me off to no end is Conservatives sit idly by while Democrats are on the frontline spewing their BS. My theory is because Conservatives bust their ass working like I do and do not have the time. I work anywhere from 14 to 18 hours a day here in New york city. Up at 4am and I get home late at night. Most of the stuff I post on Freep I do through a Kindle while I’m on the road.
Liberals on the other hand are unemployed, like these OWS protestors who have 24 hours a day to spew their crap.
Just an edit here...
“They have to get this Conservatives are for the rich bullcrap that liberals have brainwashed them with.”
What I meant to say is:
“They have to get this Conservatives are for the rich bullcrap that liberals have brainwashed them with OUT OF THEIR HEAD.”
I worked as an accountant for the PEU. There were people working in the cafe 3 hours a day but getting health care and other benefits paid for around $2000