The Raiders Want to Scam Las Vegas Taxpayers Out of $750 Million

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Mark Davis, owner of the Raiders on the left, and Sheldon Adelson, Las Vegas Casino Magnate, on the right. These billionaire beggars want $750 million of public money to line their own pockets. Source

Like most twenty something males, I love watching football. Ever since I graduated college, fantasy football has been a way for me to stay in touch with friends while making random NFL games more interesting. If watching the movie Concussion wasn’t enough to make me question my viewership of the NFL, what’s happening right now with the Oakland Raiders might be the last straw. The owner Mark Davis has partnered with casino magnate Sheldon Adelson to request the largest welfare check in history from Las Vegas taxpayers. In the words of their hired suit who negotiates for them with the city, “Not to be difficult, but we’re not negotiable. If we can’t get 750, we respectfully thank you but we’re going to move on.”    Continue reading “The Raiders Want to Scam Las Vegas Taxpayers Out of $750 Million”