Tragic Dead Tree Media Real Estate Lesson
Take a look at Kansas City's token Latina columnist hack pretending that she understands education and/or Downtown real estate speculation . . .
Mary Sanchez: Recasting vacant lots as assets, not blight can turn Kansas City's problem into opportunity
In one silly string of about 700 words, Mary Sanchez proves that she doesn't have a reasonable grasp over:
- The Kansas City Land Bank
- How tax subsidies work
- Simple laws of supply and demand
This "tax breaks will solve everything" mentality championed by Dead Tree Media is part of what's reinforcing the spending spree of Mayor Sly and his corporate cronies. Sadly, saving Kansas City schools, neighborhoods or entertainment districts by way of tax breaks is nothing more than a pipe dream . . . Yes, that applies to the Ollie Gates Eastside tax free zone resurrection plan as well.
Time and time again, smarter people than TKC have noted that SECURITY AND FOCUSING ON BASIC SERVICES should be the top priority for Kansas City but politicos and all other brands of con men hope that locals would rather chase eco-devo windmills than spend time contemplating simple math.
More in a bit . . .