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Old 11-30-2011, 05:13 PM   #431
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Originally Posted by EvilGenius View Post
Youre right, it's a shame we're the only state that has such issues.

We are the only state that goes around bragging about how well we have weathered the financial crisis that crippled the rest of the nation when the reality is arguably quite the contrary - the state government is deeply in debt, the political rats are jumping ship like mad, education is going downhill, this "financial miracle" that Texas brags about are mostly minimum wage jobs that have all understandably gone to migrants, and now we find out that promises to pay for the F1 race were made and (at this point in time) unlikely to be kept.

I had really, really looked forward to seeing this race and at this point I am not optimistic. And yeah, I lay the blame squarely at the feet of the Texas politicians and the organizers who couldn't come through with the money.
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