This is a PERFECT political promise because it demands BILLIONS in taxpayer funding but offers no proof of delivery.
Meanwhile, corproate welfare for the elite is secured as just one component of a bigger plan intended to create social justice.
For the record . . .
THIS IS THE MOST SHAMELESS SCHEME IN KANSAS CITY HISTORY AND IF LOCAL VOTERS ARE DUMB ENOUGH TO LET IT PASS THEN WE DESERVE TO GO BANKRUPT!!!
Moreover . . .
Losing the Royals would be a small price to pay in order to prevent this town from going the way of Detroit.
Here's the pitch . . .
The Imagine Downtown KC plan aims to reflect the diversity of Kansas City’s people, combat systemic racism, invest in disenfranchised communities, and create an excellent experience for all with design, arts, culture, and a strong economy.
“The best strategic plans feature a quality they don’t teach you in business school,” says Lynn Carlton, the chair of the Downtown Council. “It’s fueled with compassion, fueled by human experience, and passion to create equitable, inclusive, and vibrant urban place.”
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
Ten years ago, downtown Kansas City was burgeoning. The demand for luxury apartments was expanding. Huge concerts were being held most nights at the Sprint Center (now the T-Mobile Center). People from all over the Midwest were falling in love with our city. Much has changed as our city has continued to grow over the...