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George Lucas sticks it to rich neighbors

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by dpfunk78, May 14, 2012.

  1. dpfunk78

    dpfunk78 Guest


    So what is George Lucas going to do with his property now that he's tired of his rich neighbors putting up a not-in-my-backyard stink? He wants to transform the property into low-income housing, naturally, ending their official statement with this zinger, "If everyone feels that housing is less impactful on the land, then we are hoping that people who need it the most will benefit."

    He's working with the Marin Community Foundation to instead construct affordable housing for either low-income families or seniors living on small, fixed incomes. In order to smooth along the development, he's already given them all of the pricey technical studies and land surveys Lucasfilm spent years conducting. And we think that's just great. Because if there's one thing rich people will hate more than having movie magic made in their backyard, it's poor people moving in.

  2. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    Is he going to CGI the poor people into the neighborhood later?
  3. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Naw, it's cheaper to bus 'em in from Trenton.
  4. Bob Slydell

    Bob Slydell Active Member

    Worse, Jar Jar Binks.
  5. Iron_chet

    Iron_chet Well-Known Member

    Open pawn shops and liquor stores I will.
  6. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Even though some may benefit something seems wrong with Lucas using "poor people" to make his point.
  7. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member


    Not a fan of the plan.
  8. qtlaw

    qtlaw Well-Known Member

    I love it, the poor need more housing (not really many poor though in Marin County.)
  9. EmbassyRow

    EmbassyRow Active Member

    If word of this gets out, it could generate sympathy for the rebellion in the Senate.
  10. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    I think putting up a MMA training facility would do the trick as well. Isn't his daughter a fighter?
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