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Old 26 May 2017, 22:20
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Originally Posted by Gray Rhyno View Post
Isn't that pretty much true for all professional (yes, I include the Olympics) sports? All these cities spending billions of dollars to build new stadiums; money they tore from the average citizen via taxes to build a stadium that benefits a few owners. Has any city ever made a profit from doing so? Why can't the owners, if doing so is profitable, spend their own money to build a new stadium?
Because they didn't get rich and stay that way by opening their wallet? Better to use someone else's money than their own, all they have to do is buy a few politicians and they can have YOUR money. "Build me a shiny new stadium and I'll bring my circus to your town"......


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