Why are Phoenix politicians following the path of Greece?

Recently, I voted against the City of Phoenix budget because I see the same things surrounding Greece happening right here in Phoenix. Mayor Stanton and others pushed a budget to garner favor from the government unions (in an election year) that uses debt to pay for debt. In simple terms, using a credit card to pay for a mortgage. Here is what the union controlled mayor/council gave out:

DiCiccio: Vote ‘No’ on Proposition 104 this August

If you support quality education, you must vote “no” on the transit proposal or Proposition 104 this August. According to Phoenix staff, light rail will cost $161 Million per mile. The $31.5 Billion tax will take needed monies away from education and other higher priorities. The same politicians and insiders who brought you the failed […]