Imagine the millions we can scoop up from the foolish and the intoxicated! Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith extemporizes on the advantages of using gambling to subsidize billionaires. Below: Drugstore and hockey billionaire Daryl Katz; former Wildrose candidate Pastor Alan Hunsperger.
It was almost a relief yesterday when Danielle Smith, leader of . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Wildrose rink lotto scheme: a new tax on the prodigal and the poor
Edmonton taxpayers are going to be fleeced without affection or mercy by the Katz Group. This has been in the cards since this atrocious deal was pre-approved last year. Having done some reading though, we can still pull out of this money trap and it looks as if Katz is giving us the golden ticket . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The Edmonton Arena – The Katz Method:Socialize the Risk and Privatize the Profit
I’m shocked, shocked to hear that Daryl Katz wants more money for the new arena, just the way Major Renault was “shocked, shocked” to find that gambling was going on in Rick’s Café in Casablanca.
Back in July, when word came down that the “iconic” project (it can’t really be an icon until it’s built . . . → Read More: In This Corner: We’re shocked, shocked that Katz wants more.
The mystery surrounding Stephen Mandel’s trip to New York is over and the word is in; Daryl Katz and Stephen Mandel have a new deal for the city. For those who haven’t been following Edmonton’s newest attempt to catch the dangling carrot of becoming a “big city”, prior to this meeting two main sticking points . . . → Read More: Hellberta: #YEGArena Tales: Santa Katz and the gift of debt
Ugh, this arena debate just isn’t going away. Now it appears the city wants to preemptively buy the land for 25million (on top of the arena’s tag price, and infrastructure costs). Some of the ignorant comments in the live chat such as “Like Nike, Just Do It!” shows the severely irrational mentality behind justifying this . . . → Read More: Hellberta: My solution to the Edmonton arena debate | #yegarena