[Mpls] The biggest panhandler in Mpls

2005-04-26 Thread m1r3201
Hey, Buddy, Can you spare $235 million dollars? Carl Pohlad probably already is breaking the aggresive panhandling ordinance already on the books. As the City of Mpls looks towards trying to register panhandlers, Mr. Phohlad should easily fall under that as well. Except that the rules are

[Mpls] The biggest panhandler in Mpls

2005-04-26 Thread Craig Miller
The only other time I got on board with a Twins Stadium deal was when Carl promised 90 million dollars. Then we find out he wasn't writing a check. He was claiming naming rights, beer pouring exclusive rights, etc. That was how he came up with his 90 million. By selling all the things that

Re: [Mpls] The biggest panhandler in Mpls

2005-04-26 Thread John Harris
here's my guesses 1. Who will own the stadium? either the metropolitan sports facilities commission or the twins. probably the twins. 2. Who will name the stadium? some company that has the cash. used to think NWA but they have no money. best buy, general mills? 3. Who gets the cash for

Re: [Mpls] The biggest panhandler in Mpls

2005-04-26 Thread Seamus
I have the same questions Craig has, and I find it interesting that none of these have been addressed. I don't think this deal is quite as hokey as the one were Pohlad's contribution turned out to be a loan, but I do smell something fishy. Naming rights are the major thing I don't see being

RE: [Mpls] The biggest panhandler in Mpls

2005-04-26 Thread Jeremy Wieland
@mnforum.org Subject: Re: [Mpls] The biggest panhandler in Mpls here's my guesses 1. Who will own the stadium? either the metropolitan sports facilities commission or the twins. probably the twins. 2. Who will name the stadium? some company that has the cash. used to think NWA but they have