Government & Elections
Anaylysis of the last 48 years of professional sports subsidies in Minnesota reveal a widening gap between public benefit and private profit. During the first three decades sports subsidies were low enough to be justifiable. However at the turn of the century hundreds of millions of dollars worth of sports subsidies actually distort local ecnomics and become a multimillion dollar public liability. This trend will only get worse if additional public money is spent on a Vikings stadium and renovations of existing sports arenas.
Bombs now in the lobby — State Terrorism Alert: Pawlenty to destroy safety & services one day very, very soonBy Anonymous Indymedia User on 30 May 2009
We have heard that Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty will announce his 'unallotment' cuts entirely on one day in the next few weeks, in a plan to manipulate perceptions by attempting to contain the bad news into one news cycle. With little publicity, this day will arrive suddenly, it is hoped, denying his opponents a basis to organize against.