Washington, DC update - No problem!

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I posted this also in the DIANE - DC thread, but feel it's important enough to bring to the top. Here's yet another Washington Post story, dated today, Feb.22. What;s going on here? Are the spin doctors worried that the people could wake up on news that the nations capital is in trouble, or they now OK, since they have $60,000,000 more in the Y2K fund? Your comments please.

DC Update


-- Sysman (y2kboard@yahoo.com), February 22, 1999



At least we KNOW their Y2K fire is burning now underneath a very hot seat. The "truth" is always the truth, no matter what the attempted spin.


-- Diane J. Squire (sacredspaces@yahoo.com), February 22, 1999.

As noted earlier, DC government/administration members are unable to do a good job of delivering basic city services at the best of times--that $60m is going to those same people. They COULD pull it out of the hat, but I'm not at all optimistic.

-- Pessimistic Old Git (anon@spamproblems.com), February 22, 1999.

man, there goes another 60 million down the tubes - folks I drive through downtown DC at least four times each week, and I'm here to tell you that they are just barely maintaining the essential services right now...the corruption is rampant, and congressional oversight is just as bizarre - example last year DC spent about 1.5 million bucks on road maintenance and TWICE THAT MUCH (3 MILLION BUCKS) ON FLOWERS AND 'AREA BEAUTIFICATION'.


-- Arlin H. Adams (ahadams@ix.netcom.com), February 22, 1999.


-- Michael H. Cumbie (Mikecumbie@aol.com), February 22, 1999.

Sysman, it would be interesting to find out how long before every seat on every airplane out of Dulles and National gets reserved during the month of December '99. I am sure that our elected officials and other sundry fat cats will be gettin' outa Dodge.

Mike Cumbie

-- Michael H. Cumbie (Mikecumbie@aol.com), February 22, 1999.

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