An article in our QC Times doesn’t make our local
political circus look very good.
The fur is flying, the feces hit the rotating
cooling device, and elections have consequences.
Our city government wants to spend $46+
million dollars for gambling boat it doesn’t
want and a gaming license it can’t own.
In our city of around 100,000, a lot of us
have been saying no. Now a poll has come out
that says over 90% of city residents polled
want to vote on the deal.
Government said no, that can’t happen.
Add to that the fact another Iowa city is
trying to put another new casino well within
driving distance and the problem gets
That leaves the upcoming elections. People
around here seem to like our Mayor, but now
pundits are saying if this goes through he
can’t win re-election.
Some are predicting a political death knell
for any Council members who vote to go through
with the deal.
We do like a precious few on the council,
but they’re involved also.
The intellectuals are meeting to defuse the
situation while the rednecks are lifting long
necks in celebration.
So, can Rocky save Bullwinkle from the evil
clutches of Boris and Natasha? We don’t even
pretend to know the answer.
But it should get interesting real soon.
And good luck to Keith.
Comments are always welcome.