July 14, 2012 · 7:30 am
Another loser reporter that refuses to acknowledge any truth what so ever about why Pinnacle really failed.
LeDuff: How did Ficano get his name?
How About: Is There One Real Detroit Journalist That Has The Balls To Report Truth?
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Tagged as Bob Ficano, Charlie Leduff, Detroit News, Detroit TV News/Lies, Horse Trainer James Jackson, Journalism, Michigan Thoroughbred Horse Racing, My Fox Detroit, Pinnacle Race Course, The State Of Michigan, Wayne County Michigan
July 27, 2011 · 10:30 pm
And it is all BULLSHIT.
WXYZ VIDEO: Wayne County Exec. Ficano responds to audit critical of Pinnacle deal
Detroit Free Press
Audit says Wayne County blew $35.2 million on investment plan
Both the Newspaper and flip side on WXYZ are making Bob Ficano out some devious schemer when he’s anything but. Let’s get something straight here on both of these news media outlets including the Free Press quoting some off the wall right-wing source ( Mackinac Center for Public Policy, Michigan Capitol Confidential ) that Michael LaFaive of the Mackinac Center is apart of. I addressed these group long ago when nothing but bashings of this Race Track were constantly being bombarded on.
Yet The Michigan Capitol Confidential eventually came out with was a very accurate article WHY Pinnacle never had a chance from the beginning.
‘Schizophrenic’ State Planning.
The state of Michigan and Wayne County showered millions upon millions of tax dollars on the Pinnacle Race Course in Huron Township in 2008. The track was seen as the start of a tourist attraction that would draw fans from surrounding states and Canada, create thousands of jobs and generate millions in state revenue.
Yet state legislators and state government roadblocks were damaging the very project they were pumping millions of dollars of incentives into, leading to what one expert called a “schizophrenic behavior.”
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Filed under Breaking News, Casino, Detroit News, Government, Governor Snyder, Huron Township Michigan, Mi. Governor Rick Snyder, Michigan Governor, Michigan Horse Racing, Michigan Horse Racing News, Michigan Legislators, Michigan News, Michigan Politics, Michigan Thoroughbred Horse Racing, News, Pinnacle Race Course, Politics, Racinos, The Michigan Gaming Control Board
Tagged as Bob Ficano, Detroit Free Press, Jerry Campbell, State of Michigan, Wayne County Executive, wxyz