SHOT: First Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA) Closed the Beaches. Then His Cops Ticketed Those Who Came to Look at Them. CHASER: First Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) PLEADED for healthcare worker volunteers. Now he’s going to extract income taxes from those that responded
Alternative title 1: Community above the Individual Alternative title 2: the government has made us all our brothers’ keepers. That is a political philosophy called Communitarianism. The short definition is a feeling of community but on steroids with the control clamps being brought out of the secret drawers.
As noted last week, New York State has a 2.3 billion dollar spending problem. They already spent it. Plan to spend it. Benevolent government is expensive. It consumes lots of dollars. Mostly on the machine of government. Which rarely suffers when the collection plate comes up short. But 2.3 billion is a lot of Cheetos.