The one where Obama and the Koch Brothers are on the same side.
President Barack Obama is using his budget to take on some of the most loathed people in sports — team owners threatening to bolt town if taxpayers don’t help build a new stadium — and it could put Republicans in a tough spot.
The budget proposal released on Monday would eliminate tax benefits that make it easier for cities to raise money for new, luxurious sports facilities.
Major League Baseball views local communities as groups to be exploited.
It’s really isn’t simple.
Just say no to tax dollars for sports stadiums.
I’m sure David Wright supports this move.
From Brilliant Reader Melody:
Yo Joe! I’m assuming you’re not a fan of teams selling their stadium names to large corporations. It’s sad for many reasons, including a disconnect between the stadium name and the local area, as stadiums were often named for physical features of the area or important local individuals.
I know you’ve been to far more ballparks than I have– if you could re-name each one that’s sold its name, what would you choose?
All right, Melody, I’ll bite. ...
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