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Tea Party Patriot Curt Schilling works to save taxpayers' hard-earned dollars

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Starman, May 16, 2012.

  1. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    By demanding more taxpayer money on top of the $75 million they have already given him.

    http://www.boston.com/businessupdates/2012/05/16/schilling-officials-meet-over-game-company-troubles/GgKPYqwnf5ReX6L66eDcCN/story.html

    I got it, why don't you run right out and cut the education budget or road repairs or police or hospitals or public parks or some other of that worthless bullshit that nobody cares about, in order to free up some more money you can hand out to the millionaire. Because he is A Job Creator.
     
  2. zagoshe

    zagoshe Well-Known Member

    Our government's dollars in action ---

    They put $75 million into a bad investment and now instead of cutting losses they are considering throwing more money into the abyss.....
     
  3. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Curt Schilling - the new Denny McClain
     
  4. Azrael

    Azrael Active Member

    Bootstraps!
     
  5. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    The deal was rammed through in 2010 by then-governor, Republican Don Carcieri, faithfully following the ALEC/Koch game plan of diverting as much public money as possible to the billionaires while you have the chance, and strip everything for everybody else.
     
  6. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    If 38 Studios defaults on the loan, Rhode Island taxpayers may be on the hook for $112 million to bondholders.

    It very well might be in the state's best interests to see to it that 38 Studios succeed.

    Still, this sure looks like a shitty deal, especially when it appears 38 Studios big September release "Project Copernicus" will not debut at E3.

    http://www.wpri.com/dpp/news/local_news/providence/gov-ri-working-to-keep-schilling-company-38-studios-viable
     
  7. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    $112 million is a lot to pay because you were impressed when some guy waved a bloody sock.
     
  8. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    But, but, "he seemed to know the video game industry!"

    If 38 studios fails and the state gets nailed for the $112 million, R.I. will have paid $388,888 for each of the jobs created. Somehow, I don't think any of the game designers are making that much money.
     
  9. cjericho

    cjericho Well-Known Member

    Sports Guy better open the checkbook.
     
  10. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    "Watch me make Wayne's little sock bleed."
     
  11. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Unfortunately this won't lead to Schilling himself going broke, and since the guy is incapable of feeling shame there aren't going to be any consequences for him.
     
  12. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    An awful deal for taxpayers, but still a bargain compared to Solyndra.
     
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