[Ok-sus] Fw: MAPS 3 Sidewalks Update

Bob Waldrop bwaldrop1952 at att.net
Tue Nov 6 09:03:24 CST 2012


Sorry, I know nothing about Edmond pubs.

rmw

On 11/6/2012 7:10 AM, Lissa Wohltmann wrote:
> Hey you two.
> Do u know any pubs around Edmond I I can watch the elections with
> other progressives?
>
> Sent from Lissa's iPhone
>
> On Nov 5, 2012, at 7:16 PM, Timothy Tillman <TTillman2 at uco.edu> wrote:
>
>> Bob,
>> I have nothing to add except my congratulations for the Potemkin Village analogy. I bow before you sir!
>> Tim
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>> On Nov 5, 2012, at 6:58 PM, "Bob Waldrop" <bwaldrop1952 at att.net> wrote:
>>
>>> Any way I look at this, Oklahoma City comes out looking bad.
>>>
>>> Did Oklahoma City leaders deliberately do a bad job  on the estimates
>>> and thus fraudulently reported the MAPS 3 project would build more
>>> sidewalks than was actually the case?
>>>
>>> Or is Oklahoma City staff so incompetent that they don't know how to
>>> estimate sidewalks?
>>>
>>> I just find it hard to believe that the staff of Oklahoma City is so
>>> incompetent that they "forgot" that the width of sidewalks would change
>>> and that there would be driveways.
>>>
>>> I think the most likely explanation is that the mayor and others
>>> boosting this program deliberately lied to us in order to get our votes
>>> for their schemes.
>>>
>>> I'm glad we're building the sidewalks that are being built.  I mourn the
>>> incredible misallocation of resources that other MAPS programs involve,
>>> including the new convention center, and the present project to
>>> redecorate downtown so we present a cute Potenkin Village face to the
>>> world.
>>>
>>> Bob Waldrop, OKC
>>>
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