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11-21-2003, 02:10 PM
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Originally Posted by wazee
My problem with your post was that your statement that American taxpayers didn't have much of a say about their tax dollars being used to finace arenas and stadiums. In my opinion and experience, that is simply not true.
Fine, maybe in your case they did, but many cities *do not* ask their citizens. They often just go ahead and do it.

In Seattle, they asked the citizens, and when they said NO to the new stadium, they just said "what do you know, we're going to do it anyway".

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