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If Just For A Brief Time, Cincinnati Bengals Join Hamilton County Taxpayers Underwater

Above is an entrance to Paul Brown Stadium, home of the Cincinnati Bengals, underwater from Ohio River flooding.

I took this picture last week. You can see the Bengal’s logo in the water.

This picture is very fitting because the taxpayers of Hamilton County, Ohio remain underwater for one of the worst publicly-financed stadium deals ever.

Despite the public subsidy, the Bengals lose year after year.

I told you so. I voted no at the ballot box in 1997. I told anybody who would listen that the public subsidy for a stadium was wrong and that the Bengals were a bad outfit.

I know it is not polite—But in this one case I just have to tell you that I told you so.

(Photo copyright 2011 Neil Aquino.)

March 23, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment