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Stop Subsidizing Stadiums

SVARA Wrote: May 21, 2012 2:51 PM
Me along with several of my friends have been questioned on why we have never been to a professional football, basketball or baseball game in our North Texas area. It is because we like our money better than we do their overpriced products. Besides we support our local high school sports teams that our taxes help fund and the games are better in our opinion.

Never trust politicians to negotiate with jocks; the jocks will win millions of taxpayer dollars and embarrass fans by losing games.

I didn’t always feel opposition to public stadiums; I enjoy attending live sporting events; I like wearing my NFL, NHL and MLB gear and rooting for my favorite teams. But I’m not buying the “Stadiums create jobs!” chant anymore. Here’s why:

1.) Caving To Jocks

Politicians care more about looking cool in front of jocks than representing their constituents. Case in point: The new Vikings Stadium.

Remember the old Metrodome with the roof that collapsed under snow last December? The...