- Council lamentations that the district is an insatiable monster that will not rest until it has devoured the life savings of every tax-paying Philadelphian. Example: “So you want all of the money, all of the time, basically.” — Council President Darrell Clarke.
- Council’s bizarre fixations on irrelevant minutiae. Example: “Cursive writing should be mandatory.” — Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown.
- Council’s disturbing disinterest in the root causes of the district’s ongoing financial distress.
- Complaint after complaint about the district’s lack of transparency and failure to answer some pretty basic questions.
June 8, 2015, 12:00 — 2:00 P.M.