Harris County demands repayment for Houston Super Bowl costs, told “sorry, too late” | Field of Schemes

The “Super Bowl Host Committee” is a traveling band of con artists–I mean, “non-profit organization”–which colludes with local officials to pad their bottom line with taxpayer subsidies and dole out a few measly bucks to local charities. Thus they earn support from local communities for “their” (NFL) generosity; a perfect merger of political entrepreneurism and […]

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Check out this article from azcentral:

Theranos reaches $4.65 million fraud settlement with Arizona Arizona served as the main testing grounds for Theranos in 2013 when it began to roll out its unproven technology at Walgreens stores across metro Phoenix. The company opened 40 Theranos Wellness Centers in the Valley, and operated a laboratory at Arizona State University’s SkySong office complex […]

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No one should be treated like that

“He can’t be [at fault]. He was a paying passenger sitting on our seat in our aircraft, and no one should be treated like that. Period.” United Airlines Chief Dumbass Officer Oscar Munoz, who initially said the passenger’s “belligerence” was to blame for his being beaten, bloodied, and dragged off a United flight.

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Roberts: Dark money group got what it paid for: universal vouchers

“I don’t support [taxpayer-funded ESA private school voucher] expansion without more oversight and accountability,” [Mary Hamway, former state representative from Paradise Valley]  said, at the time. She wasn’t targeted because she opposed ESA expansion; it was because she wanted “oversight and accountability.” Source: Roberts: Dark money group got what it paid for: universal vouchers

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Cul-de-sac living comes to the city | AZ Big Media

[The objective is] to create a replica of the cul-de-sac sized living experience that [the developer] and his family currently enjoy, but in a vertical, urban, mixed-use setting with a “resort” feel. The article goes on to quote: “These units definitely take the concept of indoor-outdoor Arizona living to the next level,” says Bob Nathan […]

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