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09-20-2004, 09:43 PM
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Carl Spackler
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Originally Posted by onice
That is the most ignorant statement I've read on this board. Most American teams are exempt from paying taxes while a team like the Habs pays 11 million in municipal taxes alone and they don't get and don't expect hand outs. Meanwhile, teams like Pittsburg and Buffalo keep whining for the local goverments to built them an arena. You should really educate yourself. Makes you look alot less ignorant.

Have to agree on that one. American teams are the ones that get socialist-style handouts from the government. Reminds me of Jack Kemp referring to soccer as a "European socialist sport" and football as an "Amercian capitalist sport" when the exact opposite is in fact true....

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