For this evening as the election fight reaches a crescendo, here's an alternative perspective on the topic of the new airport vote tomorrow . . . And here's what we notice . . .
THROUGHOUT SOCIAL MEDIA AND IN THE KANSAS CITY BLOGOSPHERE THERE'S AN UNPRECEDENTED LEVEL OF OPPOSITION AGAINST #NEWKCI!!!
So far the polling has been too close to call but this sample of commentary from local bloggers is interesting given the wide cross-section from different political perspectives and various parts of the metro who all seem to have their suspicions about City Hall Question #1 promises.
Take a look:
CREDIT WHERE IT'S DUE TO SAVE KCI MAIN MAN KEVIN KOSTER WHO INVENTED #NEWKCI INTERNETS OPPOSITION!!!
More links for tonight . . .
Tax Fighter Info Clearing House
It's just a matter of time before it's announced AMAZON #2 will be coming to a neighborhood near you. Why not? Everything in Kansas City is FREE!!!! FREE STREETCAR ... FREE AIRPORT.... FREE EVERYTHING! Oops, Not so fast. Have you seen your property tax bill?
Interesting Theory From Tracy Thomas
Why vote NO? Ballot language says "demolish (both) existing terminals". Would you buy a car or cell phone with a contract that says, first we crush your trade-in--and lookee! here's a picture of what we MAY give you to drive in two years.
The new KCI plan is clearly a scam. or a big screen TV or a cell phone based on such a sketchy "contract"--no plans, no budget, just a promise based on a 30 DAY OLD watercolor sketch without furniture or people!
South Kansas City Speaks Out
As everyone knows, the Mayor of KC is pushing for a yes vote tomorrow so he can put delivering a new airport on his resume. In an ad he says, "this city is taking off to become a world class place ...
Jack Cashill History Lesson
In 1935, legendary Kansas City "boss" Tom Pendergast set his Ready-Mixed concrete company to the task of paving over Brush Creek, a project that would stand as Kansas City's most gratuitous for eighty years until challenged by the launch of the downtown streetcar line and the proposed new single terminal at KCI.
Mo Rage Retrospective
This was made some time ago but it's still true today. VOTE NO! tomorrow, folks, on Question 1 here in Kansas City. Kill the more than one billion dollar boondoggle that is a new, single terminal airport. Then, let's hold the Airport Authority accountable.
You decide . . .