Friday, October 21, 2016

City Hall Cramming For The Kansas City Corporate Welfare Study

Today's Friday lesson in irony . . . Big bucks to study tax breaks. A suggestion that agrees with the expenditure in principal:

"The sheer amount of money being diverted away from important city services makes this an important area for the city to examine."

Check more number crunching:

What an Honest Economic Development Study in Kansas City Might Conclude

21 Comments:

Anonymous said...

This group represents the best of C.A.V.E.

Citizens against virtually everything. Don't agree with them or their strategy. They simply want to stop KC's progress.

Anonymous said...

What about the trolls who keep saying you're taking a check from these people Tony, is it true?

Anonymous said...

Don't you have a job to do, trolley boy? Or is this it?

Tony said...

Check their 990s, go check the Missouri ethics commission and see if my name comes up. They're a public group and they accept and contributions along with expenditures.

I agree with a lot of what they say but I haven’t ever taken money from them.

If anybody can find evidence that I have, then please SHOW ME!!! Would love to call Rex Sinquefield a deadbeat.

Sadly, the comments claiming that I do take Show-Me cash are just standard trolling that can't really debate the issue and would rather stalk me. Can't say I blame them, our blog community is much more interesting than snooze economic policy slap fighting.

Anonymous said...

Patsy told me he gives you cash. He tells everybody. it's the worst kept secret in town.

You wouldn't expect a think tank connected with ALEC to be ethical would you? The American Legislative Exchange Council? No wonder nobody takes you seriously.

ALEC is a corporate bill mill. Through ALEC, corporations hand state legislators their wishlists to benefit their bottom line. Corporations fund almost all of ALEC's operations. They pay for a seat on ALEC task forces where corporate lobbyists and special interest reps vote with elected officials to approve “model” bills.

Nice try however.

Anonymous said...

Take your meds. There is no conspiracy. You're just a Hillary Clinton troll without any facts, just speculation. At least Tony shares his love for hot bitches and stupid jokes. You're just political trash.

Anonymous said...

@1:51 = the mayor's bitch.

Anonymous said...

^^^^+1

Anonymous said...

(1) Trolley boy don't need no stinkin' facts.

(2) Can you imagine Patrick Tuohey giving trolley boy the time of day?

Hyperblogal said...

Pencil, paper, adding machine - $350,000... nice gig.

Anonymous said...

Dang people wanting to question City Hall. If only they'd just learn to passively obey!!

Anonymous said...

So Tony gets bent out of shape when someone spreads lies about him? That's rich.

If it ain't the pot calling the kettle black I don't know what is.

Greedo said...

I don't really think he was bent out of shape. It was just easy to disprove. I think if TK was getting cash from them, he wouldn't be able to call them nerds aND number crunchers.

Anonymous said...

We've conclusively heard he is.

So, he is!

Who needs proof?

Not Tony!

Not us.

We can accuse him of fucking children if we want.

Anonymous said...

Tony has not rigged an election, trolley boy.

Beth said...

Show-Me Institute can back up what they say with numbers and data. They're right about subsidies and councilman like Quinton Lucas are taking their advice and working for reform.

Only liberal rats are lucking in the dark and making up lies about their opposition.

It's all entertaining but not very productive, the real work of policy is handled by more serious people.

Anonymous said...

KC needs tax reform. Not another damn hotel.

Anonymous said...

hahahaha, nice try. We all KNOW you're SMI'S LITTLE BITCH. Bought and paid for.

Anonymous said...

^^^^And we all KNOW you're veracity-challenged, trolley boy.

Anonymous said...

Toot toot. Trolley boy has his own facts. Hoot. Clunk.

Anonymous said...

city hall and jack county have bought and paid for the star and sent them toward bankruptcy, so i see their frustration.