Monday, May 18, 2015

Give us more bribe money

The racket has gotten too big.  We need more taxpayer support to keep up.
“The governing bodies that award these games are pushing the envelope on the cash bids they are expecting from cities,” said Steve Perry, president of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau. “This is not unlike a similar trend we’re seeing in conventions and meetings. More incentives are needed in virtually every sector we work in now, and it’s really gotten to the point where you start sorting out the men from the boys.”
The obvious and only response that occurs to them is to just keep ponying up. Is it that they can't possibly imagine any other course of action?  Or is it that these kickbacks are their livelihood as well?

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