Tuesday, September 12, 2017

TKC TOLD YOU SO!!! KANSAS CITY NEW AIRPORT SINGLE-TERMINAL SUPPORT FADES AFTER BURNS & MAC CRASH & BURN!!! NOW IT'S TIME TO TALK ABOUT RENOVATION!!!



The so-called "hometown team" single-handedly destroyed the chances for a new Kansas City airport with a sketchy scheme to hijack the bidding process. That effort collapsed under the weight of its own arrogance and Mayor Sly's fumbling. Now there is little excitement as a November election approaches.

Examples . . .

- Defeated KC union dudes await the Burns & Mac challenge to the new bid in court which most insiders expect.

- The Kansas City Urban League and a coalition of minority leaders are now urging Council to reject the new bid and don't favor any of the plans for a new single-terminal.

- The consultant class and all their mean tweets for a #NewKCI have also gone silent. Jon Stephens is back to mostly attacking Prez Trump like the rest of the white Twitter.

And so . . .

RATHER THAN JUST ENJOY THIS TRAGIC END TO THE NEW AIRPORT BIDDING CIRCUS . . . LOCALS SHOULD PROBABLY START ASKING ABOUT AIRPORT RENOVATION OPTIONS!!!

Reality . . .

- Burns & Mac supporters aren't going away. They are taking this time to plot a legal strategy and angle for more local support.

- Edgemoor isn't prepared to launch a local campaign and, obviously, they're not getting much insider support.

- KC Residents continue to reject the idea that the new airport is a necessity and renovation could save Terminal A from the scuttling of the current administration, add more capacity and maybe improve the drab lighting that brings everybody down.

Either way . . .

It's clear that corporate and political egos are on their way to yet another FAILED attempt at a new airport . . . This time around, listening to voters might be a better strategy for local elected officials.

You decide . . .

33 Comments:

Anonymous said...

Sly is on the hook for a new airport, if he doesn't get it. He's stuck in KC and might actually be forced to buy a house here.

Anonymous said...

Pluz Da God of Throw a Way goodz Bezos is gunna want dem two udder terminalz for hiz dronez!

Anonymous said...

Not looking forward to the banquet of consequences when Slick J's term as Mayor ends.

EKC said...

Burns And McDonnell know they can't win a bid with a lawsuit. Sly &
& Troy screwed them with that first plan. They should've known better.

Anonymous said...

Burns got Burned by Slick J and Mr.T?


LMAO

Anonymous said...

The Kansas City Urban League gets a good deal of money from Burns & Mac.

Just sayin'.

Anonymous said...

Sounds like the typical shakedown of contractors unless they grease the palms of the so-called black leadership. The only blacks these "leaders" look our for is the ones in the mirror.

Retro ROCKER said...

Unless they can offer ROCK STAR PARKING THEY ARE DOOMED.

Anonymous said...

not sure what's really going on here.

am sure that remodeling for a fraction of a billion has always been the common sense solution.

vote no! save kci!

Anonymous said...

Is this part of a sore loser strategy, similar to Hillary's?

Anonymous said...

I thought all along this was much too large a project for our local politicians to get their wee brains around. And now our minority community wants to chime in with their thoughts on how to spend my tax money. Let's see, how much money have we wasted at 18th and Vine. My God, is,there anyone going to stop this run away train?

Anonymous said...

The most desperate calls for a new airport were to have it become a convenient and fun destination for local residents and 26 million visitors for shopping and food. Okay, I'll go with that. Any new plan would also fully locate the restaurant and shops within the secure areas. So, Aunt Jenny has a two hour layover at dinner time and you want to take little Jimmy out to dinner with his Aunt. Currently, you say: Aunt Jenny, we'll meet you at the BBQ joint. You pull into the 1 hr free parking, go in and eat. In the new sitch you can't access the BBQ joint in the secure area and Jenny can't egress the secure area to hug her nephew. If you're fortunate maybe you can stand at the large glass panels like some sort of futuristic prison and gesture back and forth before you head out.

2nd scenario. Little Jimmy is flying out to College with no BBQ joints anywhere. You say, we don't have time to go to a big-name joint we'll eat with you at the airport before you leave. Wait Mom and Dad, you don't have a boarding pass? No secure area for you.

CHUCK AT THE AIRPORT said...

It's obvious the push for a new airport is coming straight from the progressive liberal media narrative. My guess is the incessant lies from the 4th estate and legislation, intent, calumny and insults from the Centralized Powers in Washington DC that maintain suzerainty over we salt of the earth, has driven this new propaganda of the deed.

It begins.

CHUCK AT THE AIRPORT said...

The Radix Malorum in these United States, is the Press, the Media, the lickspittle scum who have abrogated their station and joined the Ideologue/Marxist/Elite/Plutocrats who run this country to the detriment of the middle class.

The 4th Estates abrogation of any semblance of journalistic integrity and objectivity is, without a doubt the lubrication for the wheels of a new Fascist machine. A Brobdingnagian Federal Behemoth that crushes our Constitution and our future by way of assigning false guilt, encouraging ethnomasochistic stupidity and insisting on Orwellian, "Ministry Of Truth" deceptions that hide the malfeasance of the Left.

Chuck at Price Chopper said...

The 4th Estates abrogation of any semblance of journalistic integrity and objectivity is, without a doubt why my butter is so expensive.

Anonymous said...

Chuck stalker puttin in the overtime! Just ask him out. ;)

Anonymous said...

Because anywhere Chuck goes the 4th Estate is to blame, see...that's the joke.

Anonymous said...

I did ask him out. He said, "Western Culture, now infused with Progressive, white, ethnomasochistic hatred for itself at the behest and insistence of our Cultural Overlords in the Media, Entertainment and in the halls of Academia, does not have the will to make a stand here, or, for that matter, in any other city that faces the dystopian entropy that accompanies Progressive excuses and lassitude for the violence in the face of creeping destruction."

Which I took as a "no."

Anonymous said...

I really do hate the airport design. If you want to go out and grab a cup of coffee you have to go through security yet again. You want to get something to eat? You have to leave security. The Waiting areas are tiny, cramped, and have absolutely nothing except the smallest shitter in the world. There's absolutely no way for the airport to be used as any sort of Hub since it's impossible to make a connecting flight to or from the airport.

Anonymous said...

I wonder if Burns and McDonnell will leave Missouri now move to Overland Park?

Anonymous said...

the failure to make obvious updates to terminal b is engineered to make credulous persons think a new airport is needed.

Anonymous said...

no voters are going to deep six the boondoggle plan in november.

Anonymous said...

B+M jus wantz ta continuez wit and stay on boord Mayor Jamez Soviet Union plan for KCMO

Anonymous said...

I fly out of KCI everyday. This setup sucks. There are no first class accommodations for people like me. We have to share bathrooms with filthy commoners. Stand in line with them. Shit internet so I can't trade bitcoin effectively. Can't even find a decent smashed avocado on toast. When I came here from Burbank for this stupid job, we were promised first rate accommodations. "Yah yah it's comin Mr. Executive! Just you wait and see! And we mean it!"

Anonymous said...

Never. Burns and McD can't exist without the water services contract they have with KCMO. OP doesn't give a shit abt Burns and McD.

Anonymous said...

646, if you're big time, why are you flying commercial?

the allegedly deluxe accommodations, such as first class lounges, that i go to at some airports don't really amount to much, imho.

gastronomique food? forget it. i'm just happy with a good burger or chicken salad and i'm skeptical of anything fancier at an airport.

Anonymous said...

This is all about B & M and Merryman trying to shake down the City for a windfall that Boss Tom would blush about!!! Lock em up!!!!!

Anonymous said...

who goes to the airport to eat anyway

Anonymous said...

The current City Council has lost all of its credibility. Any project that they come up with now will be opposed by the voting public and in the courts.
When you wast 100's of millions of dollars on projects like 18th and Vine, Linwood Grocery, and The Street Car you lose your following.
It is a shame. This City deserves much better leadership.

Anonymous said...

NO ONE GOES TO KILLA CITY ITS A THIRD WORLD DUMP

Anonymous said...

According to a friend that works there the water services contract makes up about 0.25% of the companies annual revenue so I don't think that will be a deciding factor on anything if true.

agentzero said...

We need a new reality tv show, how to update kci and the council and Sly are not invited. Get the Queer Eye folks to work through options then an honest citizens jury from Denmark picks the winner. The Danish know a good deal about design and integrity too. The airport and streetcar transit hijacking are the first exhibits on why local control by kcmo and then in turn warping with mismanagement and corruption all things governmental for the region (look at what has dominated the regional news cycles lately). Local repetitive fiascos brought to you by the Rockhurst mafia and the usual suspects. They aren't done yet.

agentzero said...

Fakin it while pretending they are making it. We need a big gong that everyone can hit when Sly steps in it.