In the news today, Portland is in debt to the tune of $25 million. The Mayor has asked every department to reduce its budget by 10%, and he's looking through the suggested budget cuts now.
The various departments sent in what I would call "phony" budget cut suggestions. Instead of suggesting things which can be cut, they sent in a list of their most essential, important projects. This includes maintaining the largest reservoir, the mounted police, and...
Wait. Portland has mounted police? I've never seen our Mounties!
Oh, man, I know where I'm going to visit, the next time I head into the city!