Wednesday, May 31, 2017
TKC EXCLUSIVE!!! DOWNTOWN KANSAS CITY DEVELOPERS CONNECTED TO SKETCHY 'CASH FOR VISAS' SCANDAL!!!
The Kansas City real estate development game is a lot trickier than just convincing fumbling local politicos to sign onto big promises of condo riches.
Check this very quick and dirty explanation of the cowtown "golden ticket" visa connection . . .
LIKE IT OR NOT, KANSAS CITY DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT SCHEMES ARE EMBROILED IN A FILTHY FOREIGN "CASH FOR VISAS" CONTROVERSY!!!
Here are just a few smart articles that explain the scam . . .
CityLab: Inside EB-5, the Cash-for-Visas Program Luxury Developers Love
NYTimes: How to Woo Chinese Investors: With Visa Offers and the Trump Name
Washington Post: How Jared Kushner built a luxury skyscraper using loans meant for job-starved areas
Strangely, the connection to Kansas City goes all the way to to top inasmuch as Prez Trump's son-in-law is an investor a pricey bit of Kansas City luxury real estate filled with pro-athletes and other movers and shakers and probably a few Chinese millionaires parking their money.
Again, here's another video that explains the connection and the debate among the somewhat smarter denizens of partisan slap fighting . . .
And so . . . Our blog community could care less about emoluments clause chest thumping which frustrated Hillary supporters mistakenly believe will mark the return of their queen.
More interestingly . . . Our blog community EXCLUSIVELY reports that Downtown Convention Hotel financing recently earned a boost by way of foreign investors looking to hedge their bets against a shaky global market given that Kansas City taxpayers are ultimately on the hook for this deal.
And so . . . This bit of biz tap dancing only reaffirms our blog community contention that left vs. right partisan debate serves mostly as a distraction among bored liberal arts majors whilst people who are really watching the news are following the money . . .
Developing . . .