Posts tagged "Staples Center"

L.A. Sports Stadium Project More Important Than Libraries, Police, Firemen?

-By Warner Todd Huston The 2010 elections are now history. If there was any lesson from this Republican tidal wave that swept across the country it is that the vast majority of Americans are furious at the overspending and flawed leadership of our politicians. Voters are no longer so easily fooled by claims that wild... Read more »

The Coming Staples Mausoleum/Stadium

-By Warner Todd Huston Even as supporters claim they won’t need subsidies, it is more likely that L.A. is about to plunge itself forever into debt with a new stadium, the Staples Center. A look at just about any other convention center, or stadium in the country easily shows that these projects seldom pay for... Read more »

Stadium Deal in LA a Moneypit

-By Warner Todd Huston Whenever I think of this new Staples sports stadium deal going down in Los Angeles I can’t help but think of the “bread and circuses” that contributed to the fall of the Roman Empire. Here is the City of L.A. sinking millions into this entertainment project leaving the people destitute and... Read more »