Let billionaire pay to refurbish arena

Food banks need donations. Washington’s senior citizens need help paying for rising prescription costs. Medicare and Medicaid as well as countless other health and welfare programs are being slashed. Our soldiers and veterans are having their benefits cut deeper and deeper. Our roads are in desperate need of repair. Schools are laying off teachers, schools are being closed and even worse, they are cutting bus services and in so leaving our children to walk in the cold and rain. Our streets in every town in Washington, especially Seattle, are becoming more and more crowded with the homeless and helpless.

Yet Howard Schultz (the billionaire) has the nerve to ask taxpayers to divert desperately needed funds that could benefit our citizens whom have already sacrificed so much, to pay for KeyArena improvements that will mostly benefit only his team of millionaires. If it is such a good idea why doesn’t the billionaire put up the cost? Give me a break!

Daren Posey


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