By Jean Taylor
In recent years the public has begun to resist the practice of local governments using tax revenues to support various private businesses such as professional sports teams, but Amazon is putting them all to shame. The link below describes some of the outrageous proposals Amazon has received to entice Bezos in the decision about the location of the second Amazon headquarters. Any doubts about the merger of big business and government should be easily dispelled.
The San Antonio City Council recently took some heat over declining to make a bid for Amazon’s new facility, but it was clearly the right decision.