Deception, deconfusion, understatement

…and the logo for Icarus

### ODT Online Mon, 6 Jul 2009
Opinion: Your say
Stadium deceptions
By Calvin Oaten
The stadium saga moves inexorably forward, and in doing so continues to reveal an ever growing list of deceptions. Why this should be it is difficult to know. In fact, why the DCC has gotten so deeply implicated is both a mystery, and by extension, an enormous worry to a good many citizens.
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On 23 June, ODT claimed the stadium was to cost ratepayers $261 million. Link

Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

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One response to “Deception, deconfusion, understatement

  1. Hype O'Thermia

    Off-topic (well not entirely) / satirical – moderators, I won’t be upset when you remove this post after you’ve read it.

    http://www.newsbiscuit.com/2011/11/23/%E2%80%98stonehenge-is-just-scaffolding%E2%80%99-claim-experts/

    “…After the initial discovery the team worked tirelessly to test their new hypothesis, and to work out what final structure was to have been built at the site. ‘The clues led us to the nearest comparable stone age building of Silbury Hill, and a ‘Silbury 2’ constructed on the plain would have been a towering white elephant on the scale of the Millennium Dome or High Speed Rail 2’ claimed the Professor. ‘It was essentially a huge temple to the capacity of a centralised organisation to waste millions of man hours in pointless endeavour. It was obviously planned to be a national piece of work as well – the scaffolding was produced by a sub-contractor from South Wales, which shows that the Government paid lip-service to allocating work in areas of economic deprivation 4000 years ago as well.’”

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