Fact Du Jour

Paleo Retiree writes:

“Between 1950 and 1953, New York City spent $143 million on schools, $4 million on libraries, $70 million on hospitals, and $172 million on highways … Other cities went further.”

I found the quote in this new book.

About Paleo Retiree

Onetime media flunky and movie buff and very glad to have left that mess behind. Formerly Michael Blowhard of the cultureblog 2Blowhards.com. Now a rootless parasite and bon vivant on a quest to find the perfectly-crafted artisanal cocktail.
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2 Responses to Fact Du Jour

  1. epiminondas says:

    Thanks for bringing this to my attention.

    Like

  2. Toddy Cat says:

    All that public spending? In the dark, evil 1950’s? Surely not!

    Like

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