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piene2 Dec 5, 6:25 p.m.
"Comments :: State donates land to art museum foundation"
I applaud the effort to bring a smattering of culture to Raleigh. I just wish someone would donate some land to us here in Fayetteville so we could build a new art museum. Our art museum closed several years ago and there is no money for a new one.
Pirate01 Dec 5, 5:29 p.m.
So the dems are giving away more tax payer owned land so THEY can sell it to developers?? Why could the state not just sell the land to developers and put some of the money against our debt??
Danny22 Dec 5, 2:14 p.m.
A park would be nice if we had the extra money. WE DON"T.
dwntwnboy Dec 5, 1:44 p.m.
"Those of us who don't live in Raleigh don't want to maintain your park with our dollars"- you are welcome to come visit the park any time you want- you helped pay for it, if you don't come and use it, that's all on YOU. The rest of the citizens of the state pay for LOTS of things we don't always use or are even near us- look at the list of "State Parks"- you pay for those too- or would you rather we just sell off everything and create a concrete jungle? Parks are good investments for everyone.
dwntwnboy Dec 5, 1:42 p.m.
"this so-called compassionate lefty Governor hoisted her middle finger at everyone in North Carolina"- how? By creating a park that is only rented, and the State retaining ownership? By saving a beautiful piece of land for future generations- how HORRIBLE of her.
dwntwnboy Dec 5, 1:40 p.m.
"THIS IS NOT STATE LAND"- whatelseisnew....Hmmm, from the article- "transfer 35 acres of state-owned property at the intersection of Blue Ridge Road and Wade Avenue to the North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation"- did ya miss the part about "state owned land"? The whole article is 3 sentences, so how is this NOT "State" land? Seems to me it's EXACTLY the same as the land at Dix- it's STATE land. One deal brings in money and let's the State own the land and one deal is a give-away with no money at all for the State.
oakcity Dec 5, 10:44 a.m.
"Those of us who don't live in Raleigh don't want to maintain your park with our dollars."
but yet we support your schools, roads, and yes your parks too.
whatelseisnew Dec 5, 10:36 a.m.
"What? No crying and screaming about "sell to the highest bidder", "don't give away ANYTHING", "this will only help Raleigh"? Huh, funny how the righties seemed to miss this little gem of an article. State land being GIVEN away- not leased like Dix"
THIS IS NOT STATE LAND. Basically this so-called compassionate lefty Governor hoisted her middle finger at everyone in North Carolina. I am not surprised, that is how the elites of the left get their jollies.
whatelseisnew Dec 5, 10:33 a.m.
Yep 20 million dollars worth of property. Oddly enough that is the amount needed for those group homes. Perhaps the former residents of those homes can move into the Museum.
Lefties actually are the non-compassionate evil rich. At times they let it show as this current example demonstrates. The poor are simply props to be used at vote-getting time.
It amazes me to watch the financial destruction going on and the lefties think that the Government can just keep seizing money. There is a finite amount to be seized and the appetite of the left for theft far exceeds that amount.
Danny22 Dec 5, 9:47 a.m.
Those of us who don't live in Raleigh don't want to maintain your park with our dollars.
Danny22 Dec 5, 9:46 a.m.
I can't believe a few beauocrats and Bev have the power to enslave the tax payers of NC into this state liability for decades. It's here-Bev has misused her powers again.
dwntwnboy Dec 5, 9:27 a.m.
What? No crying and screaming about "sell to the highest bidder", "don't give away ANYTHING", "this will only help Raleigh"? Huh, funny how the righties seemed to miss this little gem of an article. State land being GIVEN away- not leased like Dix, but GIVEN away. No money at all- free and clear giveaway. You would think that kind of deal would cause a bigger hoo-ha than a LEASE where the State retains the land and makes money on the deal too. Maybe they should have put the governor's name in this article, THAT tends to bring out the righties. LOL
oakcity Dec 5, 9:14 a.m.
the audacity of them!!!! the sale of this 35 acres could have solved all of our states problems. corporate entities could have bought this and put up some lame condos. how dare they "donate" land to an art museum of all things!!
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Published: 2007-10-05 09:38:00
Updated: 2013-09-05 17:25:12