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  •  Syracuse wasn't the middle of nowhere in New York. (2+ / 0-)
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    That area of New York is sort of symbolic of the rust belt. The University is one of the main drivers of employment there.  Whether this is a "good" project versus spending 200 million elsewhere in the State is probably dubious. But the area needs enhancement and it's an odd criticism to say that a Governor shouldn't care about a large metro area in his State.

    •  And quite frankly (1+ / 0-)
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      in this economy, as long as we are not pulling money from elsewhere (again no idea), 200 million to dig holes is a benefit.

      •  I think Syracuse should get help. Governor (1+ / 0-)
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        Cuomo should care about Syracuse. Syracuse should NOT be promoting themslves as New York's College team, and the State shouldn't give SU a dime for the dome.

        The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy;the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness

        by CTMET on Tue Jan 21, 2014 at 05:28:47 PM PST

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