MARY SANCHEZ WANTS KANSAS CITY TO PAY FOR TWERK FEST ALTERNATIVES!!!
Kansas City has attempted to provide incentives to deter bad behavior among a very small segment of local, urban youth time and again; the impact of these efforts has never produced long lasting results.
Sadly, Kansas City Star Columnist Mary Sanchez seems to think that throwing money at a problem is the best solution.
Teens need alternatives to sexuality and violence like they got at 'twerkfest'
The worst part of this . . .
AN ENDORSEMENT OF A BUSINESS BUSTING $5 PARKING INCREASE IS TOUTED AS A SOLUTION FOR TWERK FEST VIOLENCE!!!
Really, I'm not sure how cracking down on parking is going to help anybody and we all know that Kansas City raids just about every tax fund for other pet projects . . . At some point, that cash will be sent the way of the new Downtown Hotel or the Streetcar.
What's more disappointing is the tried, true and lame tactic that hasn't changed in the writing of Mary Sanchez for more than a decade . . . She uses tough talk directed against minorities in order to arrive at an ultra-progressive solution/conclusion that doesn't really help anybody - Maybe what this town really needs is some creative thinking that doesn't involve more taxes created as a panicked response to something as silly as a Twerk Fest.