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I can't carry great -- good to see you're the red wings are getting and you fancy Nancy every night and the broke city of Detroit what do you make of that.
Well you know.
Obviously -- the big iron right now you've got this city that can't even afford -- street like time that this document selling off -- art museum and here they're talking about giving over.
150 million -- million dollars for the red wings for during the depending on how you count how the numbers work out.
You know if something that we had -- -- but it sort of carving it out and tax revenue that's been set aside for downtown development they say well we can't use it for anything else and you know it's an argument that.
It's a state law -- set that up as big as the one we're making them you know.
We -- their clients that don't bankruptcy so.
Is they certainly.
Turned back around and say well you know if he needed money you can have it back but.
It seems like that's not in the cards and I think you know it as an example of the ways that.
Sport development sort of get first priority.
Above a whole lot of other locally.
It must be because they're thinking -- that well.
This new arena will bring in all the fans and now bring in revenue to this city that needs that revenue is -- -- -- do we know how much.
We're expecting to come then perhaps.
Give up on the argument is that over the if you get from.
Sitting down the problem is two fold first of all they're not bringing in -- -- of moving -- people one part Detroit to a non.
Right -- you know it might be that people get a big number people spend more money on tickets.
That helped by Philip you're the red wings it doesn't necessarily mean that there was a number of people are going -- Go out and eat more before and after the game you know -- will be about as hungry as they were.
And the other problem is that when economists say this but no comment from all over the political spectrum have looked at.
You know the economic impact.
Port facilities and on this very very -- You know if you're talking about spending to create a million dollar sports arena you -- pretty much further when he -- anything else get more.
Is is -- just for -- wet red wings or what other teams play there as well.
They're effective rhetoric -- nobody thought but the system going -- that a -- and he's been pretty happy in Auburn Hills and problem with bringing another team is everybody wants to be top dog but you always have a problem yeah okay sure you can get more activity -- -- -- -- -- there.
But nobody wants to -- this subway that are so it's you know what treatment -- what people want.
So they've actually started building new arena now they've.
But now that they have approved the sale of the -- So it looks like it's going to go forward is again.
Certainly the governor to step in and stop it but given yesterday evening saying well everybody like Ford did it was exciting -- -- it's -- I -- -- -- I don't like about the future of Detroit going follow and I think that's one of the things here -- You know maybe that'll makes people feel better and -- just.
Kind of fix the mood -- revitalize that -- -- -- at least we hope and just by the way on this would be funded by 370 million dollars in private money.
And 280 million in public money craft.
Correct although part of that for the development around -- read I'll kind of over the 1100001000.
Other development -- -- of talking about building.
But Grail isn't it but I guess you know it's not the work -- the world is not the best -- the world but that it's somewhere in the middle doesn't necessarily needed to get it before.
We'll have to watch this one -- -- author of field of scenes.
Great -- thank you for coming on -- -- and what it's okay great.
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