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Games well -- call hired truck scandal.
-- private trucks instead of city department of sanitation and Department of Transportation vehicles were used to haul garbage sometimes there -- found sitting idle or.
Did you know the Morgan Stanley -- -- the Chicago parking meters.
-- -- in our great way to plug a massive gap in the -- budget right.
What do all sounded great until Parker's realize that the rates were allowed to.
How about the fine mayor of Chicago looking -- for Chicago it's.
By -- the Chicago skyway -- Australian and Spanish investment group Michelle Malkin.
-- been following the money in the corruption surrounding this Chicago machine gets her happy are debut Michelle welcome to happy hour thanks for joining us.
What do body here's a city that runs on corruption graft and cronyism.
Do they deserve 2016 Olympics.
Well most of majority of Chicago and -- thinks so and they don't want to foot the bill.
For the massive party that Richard M Daley wants to throw for himself.
And -- long tenure and as as mayor there.
And I think he took a look at the economic costs and benefits of these kind.
Sports corporate welfare deal.
And I have reported on this for years and years I was in Los Angeles I was in Seattle.
When there were huge battle.
The between the people and the elites.
Over using government funding to build these palaces that that inevitably become very empty -- -- the party is over.
There that exactly that's happening on a lot of cities missing -- I think here -- -- Extent you went to other cities in protest -- that as well because.
On first glance for me -- -- how come on the show -- -- making this partisan again just because it's the president's hometown and we know how you feel about president.
I'm glad to hear that well I'm -- Rebecca I am I'm still I'm on either let me ask you might let me ask get to the question finally I'm.
On the fence about whether it's -- -- not for the city we have someone here yesterday you kind of convince me not that it's not good for Chicago.
Because she was making a great point the school there are terrible.
The housing -- terrible that city need to do a lot more.
For its low income people for -- everybody for the middle classes well.
For everybody the public transportation system then so are you for corporations doing that with their money in that.
Helping poor people.
I've never been for these kinds of sports corporate welfare deals whether it was George W.
Bush and the Texas Rangers.
Or the Democrats and Republicans in Washington State who aligned to fork over.
Billions of dollars to Paul Allen for the Seahawks stadium and it's certainly not for this kind of massive redistribution of wealth.
Listen -- -- majority of Chicago went up all political stripe.
Who will tell you there are huge problems in Chicago.
And all the Olympics in 2015 with you -- paper over those massive infrastructure problem this is not gonna help poor people it's not gonna help.
The people certainly who are going to be shoved out of their housing.
As a result of eminent domain would only be used to clear the way up for the building of these Olympic village it.
-- don't Michelle I mean I would I.
I'm interested then -- -- it sounds like you're actually anti Republican anti Democrat regime much like I am.
-- -- -- Is this a partisan thing and I'll I mean it it seems to me both parties equally go out there and lobby for spending -- -- we had the stimulus package from the Republicans just last year.
We get the stimulus package from the Democrats this year to same difference -- I am anti government redistribution of wealth from taxpayers.
To special interest and that -- all this is about we'll never.
-- -- Well -- Democrat right.
I I have total.
Who is going to -- -- some sort of economic developer when all they're doing is using things like accidentally increment financing schemes.
To take away money from school district and give them to their developer crony friends and I don't care they have an.
-- I'll tell you bring up a great point developer use that word developer one of -- Obama's close friends I guess he was a partner at some point.
Tony Rezko from Chicago and then there there -- others in his own administration you think about.
Valerie Jarrett you think about David Axelrod these are people who do business in Chicago will probably would benefit.
From -- 2016.
Games going back in some form is there any connect the dots here.
Of course there is you know Robert Gibbs the White House spokesperson -- earlier this week.
That he believes that America will -- a quote unquote tangible economic benefit from bringing the games to Chicago.
There will be benefits all right but it benefits for the -- at the expense of the many.
Valerie Jarrett is -- senior White House advisor a real estate mogul who oversaw.
The grove park complex which turned into a -- which is now conveniently in the shadow.
Of the Olympic Stadium -- and it's going to be cleared for it.
Penny Pritzker -- got the list goes on and on and on.
And if you don't tolerate this with -- -- -- with Republicans why -- -- tolerated it with Democrats.
Wonderful thing about the grassroots opposition is that it is bipartisan non.
Partisan non ideological there are mentally better ways -- send money he didn't end up and fair and balance to it and you -- through all of this is it's your article is really good the illustrated -- all the president's Olympic.
Cronies and I was looking -- -- to try to keep it fair -- I would like you could substitute.
Dick Cheney caliber and black water.
-- -- -- Iraq.
And the energy panel so yeah you're right on the money it goes both ways and I'm so happy that he pointed out.
That he did a grassroots effort.
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