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Bridgeport State Rep. Rosario: "We want to get in the game"

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canadawhale wrote:

> WhalerChad wrote:

> > What John Gale or the mayors of the 38 cities and towns think of the idea

> > doesn't even matter. The NHL wouldn't allow it. NHL doesn't want every part

> > of a franchise's books open to public view. If 38 cities and towns were

> > investing public $$$ into owning and running a new Whalers NHL franchise, a

> > Ct Freedom of Information act request form could be filed to get the team

> > to open its books to the public. Plus, the NHL doesn't want the headache

> > and blackeye that would come if a $$$ losing, publicly owned NHL franchise

> > started getting blamed for being a drag on city and town budgets. Proposal

> > is ridiculous.

> Nothing material is going to come of it because it's rather meant to be a talking

> point than something that is actually viable.

 

Well said

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WhalerChad wrote:

> canadawhale wrote: Nothing material is going to come of it because it's

> rather meant to be a talking point than something that is actually viable.

> If you ask me, talking point that isn't actually remotely viable seems like

> complete waste of breath or complete waste of page it is printed on. I mean

> if completel impossibilities qualify as talking points, then why stop at 38

> cities and towns of greater Hartford buying the Carolina Hurricanes. While

> they're at it, they should by and relocate the Chicago Cubs, Cleveland

> Cavaliers, New England Patriots and Real Madrid too. I mean, if greater

> Hartford is going to go for it with pro sports, let's REALLY go for it!

> :lol:

 

AMEN

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will5059 wrote:

> Chad's probably right on this one. Gales idea, which we can all agree is

> impossible, most likely inflames the crowd that is against taxpayers

> building arenas for millionaire sports teams that uniting the people who

> would favor such a thing. Just because someone is a lawyer and a politician

> doesn't necessarily mean they're smart. Being a lawyer means you went to

> more years of school and being a politician means your a good-bull-*****ter.

> There's at least a reasonable chance Gale is just a moron.

 

Yes true, but equally to more likely his asinine idea totally distracted attention of the idiots away from attacking the whole "private investment will save this renovation" concept.

 

The Republican response to the private investors idea was by the Rep. Simpleton Davis from Ellington who simply said "well that's the ONLY scenario I can see holding nose and reluctantly supporting (private investment) and I wish they'd gone down this road so much sooner....it's the only hope XL has"

 

By the way, Go Geno A the other day with his plain spoken "renovate or we're not going to keep winning a damn thing" lecture to the attending pols and bigshots attending his talk.

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WhalerChad wrote:

> Reality is almost nobody is talking about John Gale piece in Courant.

> Almost nobody is talking about Nhl coming back to Hartford since stupid

> Gale opinion piece ran in Courant. Less then 20 people have posted on these

> boards in 6 days since Gale's dopey opinion piece ran. And I am willing to

> bet that more then half of those posts are from you and Whalevolution and

> TimmyfromBoosters. And this is message board dedicated to talking about

> Whalers! There is very small group of people interested in talking and

> posting about this **** and the same people are just talking and posting

> back and forth at each other over and over and over again. NHL coming back

> to Hartford is not nearly as interesting and important a topic to the

> majority of Ct residents as you, me, Whalevolution, and 20 or so regulars

> on this message board like to think that it is. Sad and disappointing and

> frustrating, but true. There are 3.5 million people in state of Ct and a

> message board dedicated to hartford Whalers is lucky if it can get 20

> people to post on it in any regular kind of way. That is ******* sad and

> pathetic and frustrating!

 

Yes. The only place in the whole wide world you have to sneak the NHL under the noses of the "citizenry" under cover of women's basketball and **nding 12 dollars over 36 fiscal years LMAO

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will5059 wrote:

> Jersey is mad that people don't agree with him completely. He doesn't want

> to debate are allow everyone to have their own opinion.

> "Non-believers", "anti-hartford", give me a break.

> Every opinion that doesn't match his own is met with a retarded nickname.

 

Anyone who doesn't support the NHL or at least the XL renovation IS by *****ociation with what will then occur to the city "ANTI HARTFORD"

 

It's that important to the city's **ture. Oh and yeah there are probably only 20 of us who think about this topic, but mark my words (no pun intended LOL) everyone and their cousin will claim to have been it's biggest proponent if the NHL comes back.

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Whalevolution wrote:

> Flame wars is the Calgary board lol

>

> Hard to put out flame war with canister of kerosine wise man once said

True words indeed

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TheWhaleGuy123 wrote:

> will5059 wrote:

> > Jersey is mad that people don't agree with him completely. He doesn't want

> > to debate are allow everyone to have their own opinion.

> > "Non-believers", "anti-hartford", give me a break.

> > Every opinion that doesn't match his own is met with a retarded nickname.

>

> Anyone who doesn't support the NHL or at least the XL renovation IS by *****ociation

> with what will then occur to the city "ANTI HARTFORD"

>

> It's that important to the city's **ture. Oh and yeah there are probably only 20 of

> us who think about this topic, but mark my words (no pun intended LOL) everyone and

> their cousin will claim to have been it's biggest proponent if the NHL comes back.

 

Yeah well just because I don't believe an NHL return is imminent and adding a second concourse and a few thousand seats when there is no lease in hand for NHL or AHL does not make me anti hartford.

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MarkH2919 wrote:

> Wolfie...er...Timmy....pay attention.

>

> Ganim isn't going to be governor. There is no way....let me spell this

> out. N-O...W-A-Y...that the state of Connecticut is going to elect an

> ex-con to be governor.

>

> Second, Evo is right, Bridgeport has enough. They're never going to be a

> home for major league sports, so enjoy the Sound Tigers, enjoy the Bluefish

> (maybe they could move up to a low-level affiliated minor league baseball

> team someday), and enjoy the B***** Pro Shops.

>

> Third, New Haven tore down their sports venue, remember? Thanks to John

> Destefano...whose own campaign for governor went about as well as a fart in

> church. So if Toni Walker has a problem with New Haven not getting

> anything (I guess the Connecticut Tennis Center, which is literally open 7

> days a year doesn't count...) she should talk to Destefano.

 

I agree, Ganim is not going to be governor. I think Connecticut's voters are going to support someone who will be the Donald Trump of Connecticut (Larry Kudlow). Connecticut needs to become business friendly...

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TimmyFromBoosters wrote:

> More than half of the state lives in either New Haven or Fairfield county,

> 1.8 million people live in New Haven or Fairfield county, Bridgeport is

> located at the border of New Haven and Fairfield county, Bridgeport is also

> the highest populated city in Connecticut, followed by the city of New

> Haven.

>

> Ganim was able to defeat an in*****bent Democrat mayor in Bridgeport, only 5

> years after being released from prison.

>

> If you think you can keep 1.8 million people at bay by giving them a B*****

> Pro Shop with a bowling alley downstate, then you are highly con**sed about

> what took place in the Capitol Building on Monday. New Haven and

> Bridgeport are joining forces, the XL Center legislation got stalled and

> sent to another committee for more analysis instead of being sent to the

> **ll House and Senate for debate, and Yard Goat attendance was down to

> 2,400 last night (park was 60% empty just three weeks after opening day).

> Joe Ganim is your next Governor, he is from Bridgeport, and all he needs to

> do is win Fairfield and New Haven counties and he wins the popular vote

> easy.

 

Are you printing the fraudulent ballots for Gamin, Timmy? You sound confidant that Connecticut will elect him 1 1/2 years from now!

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MarkH2919 wrote:

> "So am I still supposed to be taking Timmy from the boosters seriously

> or not?"

>

> Nope. Anybody that thinks Con Ganim is going to be governor...should not

> be taken seriously

 

Agree...Gov. Gamin sounds as **nny as President Hillary Clinton... :D

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Mr. Br***** Bonanza wrote:

> Someone needs more time with his Sonar bobblehead.

 

:D

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Whalerdude11086 wrote:

> jerseydiehardwhaler wrote:

> > Pro Hartford pro whalers no you can't..

>

> A guy from another state telling me I can't express my opinions let alone be entitled

> to one.....oh god you're too **nny pizza boy :lol::lol:

 

Name calling? Jeez, I thought Whalerdude was an adult... oh well, at least I am trying to be mature... ;)

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Whalerdude11086 wrote:

> jerseydiehardwhaler wrote:

> > You dknt have opinions, you ridicule when you have nothing left to add to a

> > topic..just like this very topic.. it's not just with me, evo, whaeguy,

> > mark, me bb, I can go on and on and the many others that dknt post here

> > anymore..

>

> Right. People didn't stop coming here because of me. They stopped coming after the CT

> Whale brand died.

>

> It might be a hard thing for you to comprehend, but I do have opinions. It's just

> that you re**se to acknowledge them. You view me and others as

> "anti-Hartford" just because we're WP fans and even though I've been going

> to Hartford games for over 20 years now.

 

Serious question, Wolfdude, how many Wolfpack players bought boats from Connecticut marine dealers? Whalers used to buy boats from my dad's friend (who owns a marina), he never sold one yet to a Wolf player.

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Whalerdude11086 wrote:

> TeenWhalersFan wrote:

> "Serious question, Wolfdude, how many Wolfpack players bought boats

> from Connecticut marine dealers? Whalers used to buy boats from my dad's

> friend (who owns a marina), he never sold one yet to a Wolf player."

>

> What does buying a boat have to do with anything that's been said here?

 

My dad's friend sold boats to Ron Francis, Cary Wilson, Kevin Dineen, Sylvan and Pierre Turgeon, Joel Quinniville, Mark Howe John Anderson and other players...never yet to a Wolf player...

 

A major league player got money to spend on hobbies, like boating and will a minor leaguer spend money on real estate? No...Major leagues spend more disposable income than a minor league in the community. Think Wolfie...

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Whalerdude11086 wrote:

> TeenWhalersFan wrote:

> > My dad's friend sold boats to Ron Francis, Cary Wilson, Kevin Dineen, Sylvan and

> > Pierre Turgeon, Joel Quinniville, Mark Howe John Anderson and other

> players...never

> > yet to a Wolf player...

> >

> > A major league player got money to spend on hobbies, like boating and will a

> minor

> > leaguer spend money on real estate? No...Major leagues spend more disposable

> income

> > than a minor league in the community. Think Wolfie...

>

> Yes kid, Hartford's struggle to get the NHL back has everything to do with your dad's

> "friend" selling boats to ex-Failers players decades ago. :roll:

>

> FYI there's only one "Wolfie" on this board and I ain't him.

 

No, I was commenting on something else. Major League players will stay in an area to raise their family. When you live in an area, you will spend money - on a house, leisure activities and hobbies. A NHL franchise in CT will stimulate the economy. Minor league players won't buy a house, or spend money on hobbies and leisure activities. They want to leave to get to the NHL....

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On 5/9/2017 at 11:15 AM, TimmyFromBoosters said:

buying more time for Bridgeport and New Haven to join forces in opposition.

 New Haven Mayor Harp was at the Press Conference today, she is joining forces with Mayor Ganim for MGM in Bridgeport, this is huge.

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It's not huge.  

If the state agrees to let MGM build in Bridgeport, the Mohegans and Pequots contract with the state becomes null and void, meaning the state's slot revenue goes bye-bye.

If the state doesn't agree to let MGM build in Bridgeport, it will go to lawsuits and court, which will cost the state lots of money also.

Your buddy Joe Ganim is the cause for this "huge" deal in Bridgeport.  And, just like in that dump he's the mayor of, he's going after the entire state next.

I'd vote for Biggie for governor before I voted for that crook.

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