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If Sept. 11 is your birthday, will you get in free?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by TigerVols, Jul 6, 2011.

  1. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    $25 ticket fee for the Ground Zero memorial proposed.

  2. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    $60 mil a year? On top of initial costs upward to $500 million? Really?
  3. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    If we don't continue our tradition of turning good ideas into taxpayer boondoggles filled with overpaid political patronage jobs, the terrorists have won.
  4. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    For Pete's sake.

    As the story suggests, make it a voluntary-donation thing. Virtually no one would ignore a voluntary box once allowed in for free, and they'd likely donate more than just spare pennies. But charging $25 immediately cuts off huge numbers of people.
  5. Clerk Typist

    Clerk Typist Guest

    No museum is needed, just a memorial. A free memorial.

    In other news, UPI is still around?
  6. Point of Order

    Point of Order Active Member

    But all proceeds go to pay down the debt.
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