consultants are sandburs

Saturday, February 02, 2013

Read this.

ABC Newspapers reporting, "County looks to offer subsidy to manufacturer - By Peter Bodley on February 1, 2013 at 7:01 am"

This link.

A mystery company, perhaps to be HERE.

Perhaps to be enticed by a better deal elsewhere.

Subsidizing jobs/commerce is a mixed bag. You go to Flaherty lengths, it's obscene.

You do less for more, it is defensible if it's new to-be-built business, or lured from Arizona or Arkansas.

What's dumb, but done to a fault, is the ring 'burbs falling over one another to prostitute the most to some operation playing musical chairs 'round the 'burbs, seeing which town bribes the most for the miniscule boost in business. Scale and possibilities are at play but generally there's no cause for anything but disdain for the likes of -

David Flaherty, with his hand out.

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