Thursday, November 5, 2009

Elections or Buying an Empire

Quote: And Republican New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, despite spending close to $100 million, had a narrow re-election victory. ###

What really disgusts me is the amount of money spent by the candidates. 100 million dollars to buy an empire.
My God, what I could do with $100,000,000.00!

According to the USDA ~Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-23) 115 pp, March 2007
Average yearly expenditures on food in U.S. urban households increased between 2003 and 2004. Over the period, annual per capita spending on food rose from $2,035 to $2,207. The 2004 average comprises $1,347 spent on food consumed at home and $860 spent on food consumed away from home.

If my figures are correct 1m / 2k = 50,000 monthly food bills. Drop out the $860.00 spent away from home and it equals just fewer than 88,000.

This is corruption on a gross scale equal to the corporate bailouts.

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