KANSAS CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT RAGES OVER CUTBACKS AND SHUTDOWNS!!!
KCFD protest the toy train streetcar cutbacks . . . Can't say we disagree with them . . .
KC firefighters protest shutdown of pumper #32 . . .
Firefighters take concerns about station shutdowns to KC neighborhoods. . .
Firefighters take message of discontinued pumper service to neighborhoods
We'll take them seriously when they put forward a candidate for Mayor other than Sly . . . Until then, there's too much background on this story that the plebs always forget . . .
For instance . . .
- KCFD is $7 Million overbudget for overtime
- KCFD refuses to cut old school employees or even lose people through attrition . . .
- These station closings have been on the books for more than a year.
Still, this bit of faux political protest on Kansas City Taxpayer time is a nice bit of theater from an institution struggling to maintain their political power and WINNING in this instance with a media power move.
Developing . . .