4806Re: [SACC-L] T-SACC
- Dec 6, 2008
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From: "Lloyd Miller" <lloyd.miller@...>
Sent: Saturday, December 06, 2008 10:10 AM
Subject: Re: [SACC-L] T-SACC
> Oh gosh, around Des Moines some public buildings now have 'brand'
> names. The baseball stadium, once named to honor a beloved player, is
> now named for a leading local insurance company. Two recently built
> "civic" sports and entertainment centers are named, respectively, for
> a state grocery chain and the Wells Fargo bank. It's very Orwellian...
Here in New York City, the NY Mets are building themselves a new stadium to
open in time for next season. It will replace what was called Shea Stadium.
The new stadium will be named Citgroup Stadium; 200 million dollars over 10
years for naming rights. Of course, that's the same Citigroup that's been
the recipient of who knows how many billions of dollars in federal bailout
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