Thursday, January 31, 2019

TKC BREAKING AND EXCLUSIVE NEWS!!! MAYOR AND COUNCIL CONSIDER TWO BILLION BUCKS WORTH OF NEW AIRPORT BONDS IN SKETCHY SECRETIVE MEETING FAR AWAY FROM CITY HALL TODAY!!!



Check the docket, EPIC new airport decisions and biz will be conducted far away from City Hall today in what threatens to be the greatest political robbery in Kansas City history.

To wit . . .

TKC WARNING!!! MAYOR AND COUNCIL THREATEN TO PASS TWO BILLION WORTH OF BONDS TO FINANCE THE AIRPORT DESPITE PROMISES THAT IT WOULDN'T COST KANSAS CITY TAXPAYERS A DIME!!!

Reality check:

Kansas City is on the hook for the interest, that will be in the millions, and will NEVER be paid by the airlines.

This borrowing scheme is NOT what KC voters were promised.

Expect a litany of lawsuit if the Council moves forward with this clandestine scheme that's worth BIG MONEY.

As always, AWESOME TKC TIPSTERS explain the sitch:

"Notice that today's Aviation Committee meeting is not only combined with the city's infrastructure committee, it's also being held at the airport not city hall. Does that mean this meeting will not be televised like it would be if held at city hall? Can the public attend this meeting at all? Convenient, right, particularly if you're going to propose floating 2 billion in city bonds to pay for the new airport? Was the promise that airlines would pay for the new KCI a smokescreen all along? Was the real plan to ram through a bond issue no matter what the airlines did, leaving tax payers holding the bag despite earlier promises?"



And so . . .

FIRST ON TKC, WE'VE EXPOSED THE SKETCHY LEGISLATIVE GAMBIT AND THE THREAT OF THE BIGGEST CASH GRAB IN KANSAS CITY HISTORY!!!

Here's more . . .

KCI: ANOTHER TAXPAYER BETRAYAL?!?!



This is the latest ordinance (190028) being pushed by an increasingly desperate airport:

“Approving the issuance of Airport Special Obligation Bonds (Kansas City International Airport Terminal Modernization Project) Series 2019 by The Industrial Development Authority of the City of Kansas City, Missouri in one or more series in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $2,000,000,000.00 to finance, among other things, the Kansas City International Airport Terminal Modernization Project…”

Got that? The City is now proposing to issue two billion dollars of Special Obligation Bonds to build the new airport. Remember that a local blogger recently warned us about Special Obligation Bonds and KCI:

“It turns out that not all bonds require voter approval. These bonds, known as Special Obligation Bonds, are not considered debt in the same way as other bonds and therefore require no public vote. Kansas City uses them all the time, and in fact is preparing to issue some this year to pay for the streetcar… Unlike revenue bonds, which do require a public vote, these bonds are normally secured by property. In this case, the Aviation Department may secure the...debt with the airport itself. While the city may not have to raise taxes… it is well within reason that the city will have to cover those bond payments from the general fund just like we cover KCP&L.”

Got that? Don’t require voter approval but could well end up costing taxpayers. Is that what voters were promised?

Wait a minute. What happened to the celebrated plan for airlines to pay for everything? We know those negotiations have been deadlocked for months. Does this mean the airlines have finally told the City to take a hike? Is the City now desperate to save this mess by borrowing against the airport itself?
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Developing . . . 

82 comments:

Anonymous said...

Business as usual in Kansas City. Steal two billion? Nope. It's appropriations. And then perks for freinds. It's all part of the game. Looks like Sly isn't such a good guy after all.

Chumley said...

Sad part about today is that some poor slob is going to get poped and put away for years for stealing a toaster or a TV and while that is wrong. The real crime is legal and usually conducted in full public view, defended by police.

Anonymous said...

If ever there was a reason to get out of KC, this airport debacle might be it. It's going to bankrupt us in less than 10 years.

Anonymous said...

Two billion makes the streetcar look like chump change by comparison. And they still want more money for that!

Save The Plaza said...

TKC, way too negative. The readers should be happy. Kansas City has the best government money can buy.

MAGA KC said...

Funk wins.

Alex Jones Lives In KC said...

The water main break and the shut down today was rigged. Just a way to avoid taking calls and record keeping. This is a heist pure and simple. And it's an inside job.

Anonymous said...

Is it good for the children?

Yes, the a new airport terminal will enhance economic activity in the City for current and future generations of citizens of Kansas City.

How will this contribute to a sustainable Kansas City? The ordinance authorizes and approves a plan of finance designed to efficiently and cost effectively finance a new airport terminal.

This is the last line in the ordinance, I shit you not! You can’t make this shit up I tell you!

Anonymous said...

Mexico will pay for the airport. Why not conflate one lie with another? Seems there truly is a sucker born every minute, and never give them an even break. Pull those red hats down over your ears and eyes, sheeple, and swallow what's fed to you.

Anonymous said...

^^^^^ Nice one 8:31. NAILED IT.

Anonymous said...

8:31 no thanks, nobody wants to be a dummocrap!

Keep listening to your gay liberal news media, they got you right where they want you! Hahahahaha!

Anonymous said...

8:33 patting your self on the back? That just makes you look stupid and childish, go away, Maude is on tv!

Anonymous said...

Can you imagine how much money we’d all have if sLIE hadn’t given away all those tax breaks to all these developers? After all, we have to make up for all those lost taxes don’t we now.

And then to have gopher boi rubbing it in our faces is just too much, alas, he will be gone when the next mayor comes in.

Anonymous said...

The roaches found a new place to hide.

Anonymous said...

Since Sly is on the case we can all rest easy. HaHa

Anonymous said...


8:33 and 8:31 you truly are ignorant!!! It's YOU who are keeping the wall from being built and Mexico from paying for it! It's obvious you don't have a clue as to how we would build the wall and then using tariffs against Mexico to pay for it! So why don't you pull your PUSSY hats over your head and keep your stupid mouth shut!

Oh and if the airport is such a good deal then why aren't there private funds for it??

Anonymous said...

^^If we're using the tariffs from Mexico to pay for it, then why did we shut the government down because the man-baby didn't get the 5.7 billion he wanted?? You make no sense Maude. We're you always this stupid or did your mind atrophy from all the Faux News you digest??

Super Dave said...

Kansas City, City Halls new motto.

"Screwing The Voters Daily"

Anonymous said...

If this is indeed true and this City Council and Mayor are truly involved in shady financing and other under the table type situations, WHY hasn't the State Auditor or Attorney General interceded????? Why do we keep voting one way and the vote is ignored? Why for all their deep disgust for the toy train is Citizens for Responsible Government silent so much of the time? Where is the grass roots effort to do something about all this? At least Clay County made an effort at getting the Auditor involved. This City will be Detroit in 15 years if not sooner!

Anonymous said...

2019 KCMO MAYOR

NO to Jolie Justus who boondoggled the airport terminal project

NO to Jermaine Reed who co-chaired the committee

NO to Quinton Lucas who served on the Airport committee

These 3 should be immediately disqualified from the race

Anonymous said...

The new airport boondoggle is all going according to Slie's plan. Sorry taxpayers Slie screwed you again and the city will keep doing this until the voters realize what is going on.

Anonymous said...

9:13 where did you hear that the city was getting federal dollars for this boondoggle? You didn’t, you’re fake news dummy, go back to watching the gay mans best friend Anderson cooper on the fake news channel. God you’re an idiot

Anonymous said...

Where do I get my Clay Chastain yard sign?

8:31 & 8:33 same guy?

chuck said...

Thinking about how fucked we all are on this Airport thing is just too depressing. It's like a miniature Deep State that manipulates us all and sucks the life out of, while subverting Democracy.

Let's focus on something positive.

Congratulations to Eric Bowers (He of the Photoblog, which is way, WAY cool.)!!! Branching out into the textile industry!!! Check out the hot "thick" chicks in the pictures right next to this post, where Eric is now marketing clothing!!! The clothing on these babes looks great on them and WOW!!! is it exclusive!!

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Congratulations to Eric Bower who has parlayed his photog skills into a far, far more worthy enterprise than clicking pics of old buildings, snow covered vistas, sun drenched panoramas into a job/avocation where he rubs elbows (And let's hope, other body parts as well.) with an entirely new clientele.

"Ericdress" is, as those crazy kids always say, "The Bomb"!!!

Anonymous said...

Relax. Do your job, pay your taxes, go home, shut the curtains, turn on the TV, have a beer, call up and order some barbecue or a sandwich, and let us here in Kansas City Missouri government continue making us the greatest, safest, and most affordable city in the world.

Anonymous said...

^^WTF is this mess of retarded shit?? Nobody wants this! Go away chuck. Go find something to plagiarize and then get back to us!

Anonymous said...

Trying to stick the taxpayers with 2 billion in new airport bonds is clearly an abuse of the city's author to issue bonds. Voters were emphatically told by the city that the cost of the new airport would never fall on taxpayers. That's such a clear lie that maybe the MO auditor'office will get involved to stop this thing until taxpayers get a chance to vote on it. Here's the contact for the MO Auditor's office. Let them know what you think: https://www.auditor.mo.gov/aboutus/contact

northlander said...

More good reasons to leave K.C.M.O.
Need a no more than 2% tax increase per year on property .

Anonymous said...

2019 KCMO MAYOR

NO to Jolie Justus who boondoggled the airport terminal project

NO to Jermaine Reed who co-chaired the committee

NO to Quinton Lucas who served on the Airport committee

These 3 should be immediately disqualified from the race

Anonymous said...

^^and yet they aren't so.......

Anonymous said...

9:58 = Colored person. "Thick" between the ears.

Anonymous said...

Dear Fellow TKC Readers:

If you disagree with the OUTRAGEOUS mess the airport has become and if you disagree about a $2 BILLION new tax that was NOT part of the airport vote, please email your city council member. Hit the carbon copy button on your address line and send other council members your thoughts as well. These addresses are from the city’s website KCMO.gov:

Scott Wagoner – 1st District
kimberly.randolph@kcmo.org
Scott is apparently too arrogant to list his email so he uses his aide. He is running to be the next mayor, what does that tell you about the type of mayor he could be?

Heather Hall -1st District
heather.hall@kcmo.org

Teresa Loar – 2nd District
teresa.loar@kcmo.org

Dan Fowler - 2nd District
dan.fowler@kcmo.org

Quinton Lucas - 3rd District
quinton.lucas@kcmo.org

Jermaine Reed - 3rd District
jermaine.reed@kcmo.org

Katheryn Shields - 4th District
katheryn.shields@kcmo.org

Jolie Justus - 4th District
jolie.justus@kcmo.org

Lee Barnes – 5th District
lee.barnes@kcmo.org

Alissia Canady -5th District
alissia.canady@kcmo.org

Scott Taylor – 6th District
scott.taylor@kcmo.org

Kevin McManus – 6th District
kevin.mcmanus@kcmo.org

Mayor Sly James
The mayor does not provide his email address, you have to go on the website and fill out a form.
http://kcmayor.org/contact/contact-us

Anonymous said...

Its $4Billion guys. Check out ordinance # 190027 in addition to 190028...

Anonymous said...

@11:09

Absolutely right. The proposal is to sell bonds for two billion to build this flustercluck. But over three decades or so the total principal and interest on the initial two billion is closer to four billion. Think about this unprecedented level of public debt, yet no plan to allow taxpayers to vote on this deal. This goes beyond money. Now it's a question of whether you control city government or it controls you.

Anonymous said...

10:44 There’s a dick between his ears! Hahahahaha!

Anonymous said...

If this is true someone should srart a recall petition on all who were there and get their asses out of OUR city government

Anonymous said...

This seems illegal and people should get arrested.

Anonymous said...

I did NOT vote for $4 BILLION of debt service on a new airport!! I am furious about this !!!!

Anonymous said...

And of course and as usual nothing from:

FOX 4 KC
KCTV 5
KSHB 41 "action news"
KMBC 9


Channel 9 is reporting right now the power is out at city hall and the courthouse. Maybe city hall without power is better for KCMO.



These local news stations are quick to deliver slow news days and plenty of dry humor, but never get up in the guts of the real messes of the city. Get out there and do some hardcore real journalism on this airport and crime!

Anonymous said...

It's astounding that liberals want to blame the airport mess on Republicans. Crooked Democrats are responsible for this corrupt airport boondoggle and gullible, brainwashed liberals like 8:31 voted for it.

Alexandria Occasional Cortex said...

I think the airport expenditure of 4 billion dollars is a great idea!!

Democrats are always associated with prescient, sharp, high quality decisions when it comes to spending money. You kept your doctor right? Your Health Care costs went down!! SHUT UP AND OBEY!

Quit complaining!! Just pay for it!!! Who cares anyway? The world is coming to an end in 12 years, so right about the time it is half way finished, we are all gonna die!!!

Anonymous said...

Jolie just went on record sayin no city or government money will be spent on this project..... who’s paying for the bonds then?

Anonymous said...

11:53, LOL!!! I'm going to have to borrow use of that name "Alexandria Occasional Cortex". It's perfect for her bug-eyed, ditsy visage. She's certainly cerebrally challenged, and proves it when her gummy smile between so many idjit utterances.

Anonymous said...

Jolie, Quinton, Scott and Scott... how are you going to explain this to the voters as you campaign for mayor? You have each misrepresented this issue and lied to the public. If I had my way I would stick a pitch fork in each of your asses. Get your shit together. This is NOT good government or good representation.

Anonymous said...

But it was just mentioned that clowncil will discuss who’s paying for the airport next week, so it sounds like Justus is lying....... again.

These clowns can’t get their lies straight even when they’re standing right next to each other.

Anonymous said...

^^with her gummy smile^^

She looks nasty evil.

Anonymous said...

Those of you in the 4th district between River Market and Brookside, Jolie Justus is your council member. She pushed this original proposal through as the chair of the aviation committee. Remember the meeting between her, the mayor, the city manager and Burns & MacDonald at a private club that resulted in a no bid $960 million proposal? Well that figure is now $4 Billion! And YOU ARE PAYING FOR THE AIRPORT!

Are you going to reward this type of deceit and dysfunction by electing her mayor??? The rest of us in the city cannot afford more taxes!

Stop this proposal and stop Jolie’s insane and arrogant brand of governance. Stop her mayoral candidacy in its tracts. Vote for someone else

Anonymous said...

Keep it up tony. You've obviously got contacts with insiders who know what is really going on.
Radish

Anonymous said...

Vegas loves clay!

Anonymous said...

Oh dig this.. Tony has absolutely no idea what's going on and is really privy to nothing and you "people" are shitting yourselves for nothing?

Anonymous said...

That's just like your opinion,man.

Anonymous said...

I can’t believe how shallow some of you are here. You are worried about billions in taxpayer liability for a silly airport when there are homeless people needing gender transition surgery. They are the ones suffering the most against the patriarchy and we need to pay for it.

Anonymous said...

Upon this news, I just bet $2B on Lucas for Mayor, in Vegas, where he remains favored.

Anonymous said...

It's mean to make fun of people's personal appearance.

Anonymous said...

It's true. We must all pay more money and more attention to boys n girls who want to get their kibbles n bits switched around. Wonder why we lose all the wars we start? There are 6,600 transgender troops in us military. Annual cost of sex change surgery $8 million to pentagon! Hahaha we're exceptional!
-radish

Anonymous said...

Because the idiots of KC elected a Democrat for auditor.

Anonymous said...

Slie and the clowncil are running scared since they learned Clay is running for mayor. They are trying anything they can think of in order to get the proposed airport off the ground and started before Clay comes in and stops it. SLie is also desperate for a legacy as he just wants anything for a legacy.

Anonymous said...

^^you watch too many TV shows..hahaha! Nobody is running scared of anything. Grow up child.

Anonymous said...

I get so tired of seeing the name of Quinton Lucas that pander to his people little prick. He’s an arrogant aloof lil guy. I just don’t like him or his elitist attitude. All the result of his life of affirmative action.

Anonymous said...

Has anyone contacted the local news about this?

I guess another question to ask is if the local news would even cover it because of pressures from city hall not to report on anything that would hurt the city's image.

Anonymous said...

^^Or get this...this isn't really happening so the local news doesn't report on fake stories. Just because Tony says so, doesn't mean it's real. Remember Tony'job is to drive ignorant geezers to his site to cry & moan about the city...looks like it worked. Think child!

Anonymous said...

Oh hey look its KCMOs most notorious trans blogger.....geezer boy at 2:49. Whats new in the LGBTQIB collective in KC?

Anonymous said...

3:19 now that’s funny right there! Hahahahaha!

Anonymous said...

2:49 poor baby, what brings you here child?

Anonymous said...

"Has anyone contacted the local news about this?"



LMAO right uh huh.

Barney Frank said...

But instead of geezers we get cock swallowing keyboard heroes who act cool to their other fellow cock suckers who get their rocks off using a word that was funny when most kids were 5 years old

Anonymous said...

Clowncil said it would be good for the children!

That just proves how stupid our elected officials are, my god man, that’s unbelievable.

Anonymous said...

Barney nails it!

Anonymous said...

Calm down. Eat your biscuit's and gravy, donuts, sauce slathered ribs, watch television, hit like buttons and let the pros on the city council deal with it.

Anonymous said...

Members of the city council are far from pros.

Anonymous said...

So which is it? Two billion to be paid for by tax payers or the project negotiation is on schedule?

Anonymous said...

Boy oh boy, if you chaps only had the slightest understanding of how municipal finance works.

But you don't, and I'm not gonna spoil the party for you.

I never saw panties so bunched up before.

Anonymous said...

Working after hours today Chrissy?

Anonymous said...

7:23 we’re pretty sure that the city doesn’t understand them either

Anonymous said...

You are contaminating my mind.
I write lines that i see here elsewhere to the point i think i write some of them before i even read them.

Anonymous said...

oh i just mimicked anonymous poster 3:85 on a completely different topic on random facebook page

Anonymous said...

Here's the scoop on bonds. There are different kinds and cities use bonds for financing lots of things. But most bonds require voter approval. These clowns are using special use bonds that don't require voter consent. Think that's a coincidence? If the airport and airlines can't or won't generate enough money to pay annual bond cost of about 115 million dollars, that gets picked up by the city's general fund; i.e., tax payers. Kansas Citians are being forced to gamble the airport bond scheme will work but are given no chance to vote on whether they want to take that risk. Call the state auditor and say this is wrong. No vote, no bonds.

Anonymous said...

Can we lock all our corrupt council members up this is awful

Anonymous said...

We need Clay and the Funk to clean some house. Airport incompetence and Streetcar boondoggle perfect campaign issues. Meanwhile Kansas sits on their hands for this orgy of incompetents.

Anonymous said...

Regional failure for a regional airport but don't worry Sly is on the case. Sly makes Clay look beautiful. The law firms can't buy him. What is going to happen to the hogs at the trough if they can't run their rackets.

Anonymous said...

Once you said yes to this cluster you greenlighted the antics of this aspiring to b team clown show

Anonymous said...

Can we see that gi joe action pose by Clay