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Random Talk on Urban Affairs: “Git-R-Bulldozin!”

June 21st, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

Why rural and suburban Missourians should ignore their “white man’s burden” tendencies and keep out of St. Louis’ built environment:

Griesheimer, a self-described country boy, says the number sounded good to him. “I don’t want to disrupt anybody’s lives, but the places we’re talking about redeveloping — I’m sorry, but you’ve got to be pretty well brain-dead not to think they need redeveloping,” says the senator. “My idea of redeveloping is taking a blighted area and bulldozing it, putting mixed-uses in.”

Well sorry but your partner in crime, Paul McKee, wants nothing but to disrupt lives and he is currently doing that. Read more…

Related:

STL Post Dispatch:“A tax-credit bill for one man?”

Pub Def: “What’s McKee Planning for Old North?”

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