An impassioned Mayor Daley today portrayed the 2016 Summer Olympic Games as the economic salvation for Chicago, but warned that the city just might lose the Olympic sweepstakes “if people keep throwing darts.”
The Mayor confessed he has “nothing else up my sleeve” in the way of economic development plans for Chicago other than spending $10 billion (No Games unofficial estimate of the REAL cost of the 2016 games) on a party seven years from now that would bankrupt the city, displace the poor and working poor from their homes near venue sites and destroy public parks.
No Games suggests that we call become expert dart throwers. Even the Sun-Times editorial board agrees. Their July 9 editorial is headlined “‘Throwing darts’ the only way to pin down full data on Olympics.”
May we suggest throwing this dart at the 2016 Committee – Why does Lori Healey keep lying to the public and assert that the taxpayers has not paid one dime for the games when the city has already spent $86 million to purchase the Michael Reese Hospital site for the Olympic Village and will have to spend millions more to clean it up prior to construction.
Download a large version of the No Games dart thrower graphic. Take it with you the next staged 2016 community publicity stunt.