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Publicly funded sports stadiums, the grift that keeps on giving. Oh, what a lovely investment the Milwaukee Brewers team is. Mark Attanasio paid $223 million for the Brewers in 2005 and the team is now worth $925 million, according to the latest analysis by Forbes magazine. Pro sports owners almost never lose money. They may […]
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Today in the Stadium Scam

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On March 17, 2016
The Washington Racists want a new stadium. Owner George Armstrong Custer Daniel Snyder wants that stadium to be publicly funded. And if there’s one city that lacks any problems with poverty or income inequality and therefore should dump millions into subsidizing the toy of a particularly vile rich man, it’s Washington. The early design for […]

The L.A. Cudgel

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On October 13, 2014

The NFL says it wants a team in Los Angeles. And maybe it does. But it may well not because if it puts one there, it loses its favorite tool to beat cities over the head until they cough up money for

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