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The one former big -- head -- -- -- -- morello Boston -- corruption in a big way the total project has become one of the most expensive public works projects.
Of all time at least six people were killed in the price tag estimated to cost about three billion dollars when they started.
Now tops more than twenty.
Billion dollars joining me now from Boston is radio talk show host and author of that snow angry mob that's my mother.
Michael Graham that you're there sir I lived in Boston for awhile that thing was -- one behemoth of a corruption project.
What about the skies ahead he ran the place for a -- right.
You call it corruption and -- the Boston -- People my husband -- -- jobs -- had to dump truck so what did he do on the my favorite.
Big big stories the truck drivers are getting individual contract they get paid I think it was a thousand bucks today.
To -- all they would -- a good deal that would do that show up with a Big -- Get one -- drive to their real job and all that we're the real dog and they're still got one more out of the way home -- thousand bottles got him out Boston -- you know you don't know me about double -- how does that how does it a project go from the two.
Two point eight -- -- -- -- two -- two point eight billion dollar project somewhere of upwards of 20/20 three billion dollars 22 billion by the time you pay interest in the way you do is open graft and corruption is no other way -- big it was set up as a jobs program.
Tip O'Neill and John and and Senator Kennedy pushed it Ronald Reagan to his credit -- it -- ability to about one boat that was Katie bar the door.
Everybody -- the point was to put people on the federal payroll it was sold -- magic money from from Washington well.
The Fed stepped out of nine billion dollars the rest that Havoc on us now that -- well as part of the process at the end.
I'm trying to patch everything together -- what happened also at the -- feeling -- across someone also Mike Gundy hanging their -- to bring the panel in here also this this guy before.
When he realized his time was up.
He started patting if you spike.
Think it was biking is not into making to a depending on what I think it is making 225000.
Dollars just a base salary -- and spiking his pension and of course all of the other little things and getting.
He was then fired when it but tragically a woman lost her life under the of the tunnel.
And a -- but you know to cede that mug shot and this guy hanging their thing go ahead of Boston Boston Tony and I am.
So I brought an end you know I just quit -- -- -- not not far from April oh and if it's from an of course we all remember the big -- again and what -- catastrophe.
It it was but the story of this by the story -- morale is actually very tragic and yet.
He said he was brought it sort of at the end to sort of patch things up and then on his watch the Ted Williams Tunnel collapses someone dies if you really -- and I rolled.
Out of threatening her favorite guys put the mug shot militants who have who have been on the start with you here is that -- -- -- -- -- democratic town -- And look at -- -- All of this gotten -- yeah.
I would go ahead I want to know how he was drive and I wanted to name is John and -- trying to get -- It's you and you fall on the panel let me yeah.
Very sad -- -- -- you want but -- drive a car with no front wheel -- I think this guy isn't here okay okay.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Is this the biggest example of corruption that they had America's ever seen.
Well that's the biggest -- -- -- -- this -- Massachusetts three speakers of the house in a row three indictments that are -- all three Democrats.
And so -- ones waiting for trial right now with a little that would you have one party governance.
You have liberal ideology trumps everything the voters don't care -- your crime and forty gigabyte solid -- governance and it's been democratic and there's a lot of credit it would is coincidence I think not.
I sent it is completely all of them look good Bush's -- and I think -- was gonna drive is that a lot of fun.
We'll have all -- the Democrats feel good eruption that they didn't come.
And tragic and scary not funny not you know I mean -- -- we -- women should not be trivializing the fact that I.
-- any particular -- that -- Republican or a Democrat -- and Larry yeah we've political -- and thought.
It's not just the right what is getting Michael ware Michael Graham this isn't politicizing this isn't about drunk driving this is about a democratic machine and it just happens via twenty billion dollar corruption case.
And he remembers I -- he got someone I'm not directly he helped get someone killed.
There -- reports on how that feeling was a problem but together they're using glue to hold up concrete panels right was sitting on basing on -- -- -- -- reportedly was in charge.
He never pursued them because -- a suck up to Parsons Bechtel Parsons we get -- reform Democrat Governor Deval Patrick.
He hires and -- one lawyer Rebecca would come in part -- -- -- -- another thirty million dollar job that they Logan Airport.
Took up what went off and got to leave it there -- people save money thing that Michael Graham we -- thank you very much to come back and then join us again what can we --
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