“You can't hand out piles of cash to a wealthy corporation and take that money away from people who are struggling to survive in this area,” said James Ostrowski, freebuffalo.orgThat statement is wrong. Twice. Bass Pro is not being handed piles of cash, and Jim Ostrowski knows it. He's smart enough to read the MOU, and comment on it accurately, but he won't. What's sad is that he's deliberately misleading people about this deal for his own personal and political gain. Is he the spokesman Buffalo's downtrodden taxpayers need? I think not.
Bass Pro Delayed?
Via the Buffalo Blogger, I find this Channel 7 story, which says that the Bass Pro deal is ... delayed. It doesn't go into any more detail than that. What happens next? Jim O gets a quote like this: