MUST READ!!! NORTHEAST NEWS TAKES KANSAS CITY TOY TRAIN STREETCAR SPANISH JUNKET TO TASK!!!
With a rather EPIC bit of reporting and analysis, the Northeast News perfectly explains the Toy Train Streetcar Spanish junket to their loyal readers.
Trip to Spain? Give me a break
Here's a bit of rhetorical prowess in action from publisher Michael Bushnell that shows us exactly why newspapers are essential to our Democracy:
Well that’s out the window, right along with the rigged up, gerrymandered vote for this horrendous, pardon the pun, toy-train, train wreck. Never mind the austerity measures put in to place to save the cash strapped city budget, measures like the hiring freeze imposed from the 29th floor or the reduced mowing schedule for parks and vacant lots. These are cuts that directly and negatively affect the level of and delivery of city services to customers. Yes, customers; that’s what we taxpayers are. And in the midst of all this, Mr. City Engineer wants to travel abroad (with “staff”) on the taxpayer’s dime to study streetcar trucks and build specifics?
Click to read the MUST READ update that lays out the situation in EXPERT newspaper style that should leave readers demanding explanation from City Hall.
Lesser Newspaper Links . . .
Star: KC officials traveling to Spain on streetcar mission
KC Biz Journal: KC will send three city staff members to Spain for streetcar workshops