crap or do I mean craps
From JG is a heads up to a WSJ article on the travails of financing across the board these days in the gambling industry. See: Debt-Laden Casinos Squeezed by Slowdown. For fun... some interesting video history of Dan Barden when he first was awarded the casino license here. Update: The Riverlife Task force has a press release with some annotated illustrations of what is being cut from the casino plan in order to bring costs down. See the Press Release here..... for more, read the story here.
Speaking of gambling in general and stealing an idea from Florida, I expect to see Gus working the pumps pretty soon.
whiskey t...... %^*&(%........ can someone explain this to me.. No, please don't try. There is this little matter of a legal bill and city council. First it should be paid, then it shouldn't, then it will be paid and now... get this, the city solicitor says that HALF of it should be paid. Does this mean that half of Reverend Burgess should leave his council seat when they discuss the matter. Does the new opinion specify which half? Seriously, if I were in charge of a PSYOPS campaign to disrupt the politics of city council, I could not have thought of anything better than these opinions coming from the city. update: How much has this all cost? Burgher Jon does the back of the envelope analysis of the city's direct costs over just the legal bill pertaining to Lamargate. If you ask me he way underestimates all the people/time involved, but you get the point. And the cost of Lamargate itself? priceless.
and for the record... this is a crime. and an awfully lot more important than the matter of who pays