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18. The terrible and tragic background for these astounding events,
is that people are being scammed and either don't know it or are comfortable with it as long as a lot of other people are getting scammed, as well.

The same b.s. happened here in St. Louis, with years and years of the greedy manipulators, in collusion with the leaders, convincing the public that the new stadium would be a financial bonanza for everybody within a hundred miles. Not so, in practice.

At Scott air base, base housing was adequate but not outstanding and had a long history of complaints from its temporary occupants. Millions of dollars were spent on upgrading and adding facilities, including major improvements to the housing itself.
During that time the wild hares of local government decided that a magnificent new joint use jet terminal and airport was just the thing the area needed, as an attempt to attract the bulk of the St. Louis airport business. A requirement of the new airport was leveling and removing the base housing that had just had many millions of taxpayers' funds spent on it.

This under utilized facility still sits there, a sprawling airport behemoth on the Illinois prairie, billions invested, and no one particularly interested in using it, due to its remoteness in relationship to St. Louis area business.

The scamming goes on and, yes, these public giveaways to big business were instituted primarily by republicker pushers and shakers.
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