Defund the government
September 4, 2020
(JNS) — The police aren’t policing and the teachers aren’t teaching. While many vital services aren’t functioning, the useless machinery of the bureaucracy grinds on with no one to pay for it. Locked-down businesses don’t generate revenues and the unemployed aren’t a tax base.
Tax revenues in New York City fell 46 percent in June. A third of small businesses in the city are likely to shut down for good and sales tax collections are down by a quarter, amounting to $1.2 billion.
Statewide, there’s a 37 percent drop, and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other lefties are call...