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Why the Arena Deal Is Like Your Fixed Rate Mortgage (And Why This Matters)

It’s getting difficult to keep up with the blizzard of data being generated in connection with the proposed arena plan. By my count, there are a total seven reports on the arena plan and I am ...

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Questions Emerge Regarding Coliseum Deal: Rainbows, Sunshine and Cupcakes Not Guaranteed

I really hate to bitch about media coverage of the arena issue. I really do. It's generally not very constructive and not good for the heart. But yes, I am going to bitch about media coverage...

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Nifer vs. the Areener: Something Doesn’t Add Up [UPDATED]

  So NIFA, while not taking a formal position on the arena plan, has nonetheless expressed (informal?) criticism against it.  I guess this isn't surprising, although at one point there was some...

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How to Argue with an Arena Skeptic Part 3 – Wang Is Paying Most (and May Pay All) of the Arena Costs

The number 1 argument of arena skeptics I find online is “Wang should pay for the arena himself.”  Or more accurately “WANG SHOULD PAY FOR THE ARENA HIMSELF!!@!!” We all know the sorry history here...

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How to Argue with an Arena Skeptic Part 1 – The $58 Coliseum Tax Myth

There have been countless times over the past several weeks where I have found myself shaking my computer screen or mobile device in frustration (note that shaking a mobile device is somehow far...

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More Areener Math: Counting the Democratic Votes in the County Legislature UPDATED

UPDATE:  Not more then five minutes after posting this BDGallof tweets: *** BREAKING **** - According to Democratic source, they have heard that Democrats will no longer oppose the Mangano...

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Why the August 1 Referendum Is Absolutely, Positively, Legal and Valid

A few days ago, some have made the argument that the proposed August 1 referendum authorizing the redevelopment of the Hub area to construct a new arena for the Islanders was somehow invalid. ...

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Areener Math: Wild A** Speculation While We Wait for the Numbers

  While we wait for the financial details of the arrangements between the Islanders and Nassau County with respect to the new arena, I thought I would set the stage by highlighting the some of the...

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Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Wants a November Areener Vote

Anyone interested in the fate of the Islanders in Nassau and Mangano's proposed arena plan can't miss Chris Botta's interview with Nassau County Legislature minority leader (and Democrat) Diane...

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Baby Steps: Areener Referendum Passes Nassau County Legislature Rules Committee

NOTE:  Post revised to reflect actual reporting by paid reporters at Newsday The Areener plan took one of its first baby steps today, passing the Nassau County Legislature Rules Committee with 4...

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