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June 24, 2009


Great post, Brian.

I think one of the more compelling pieces of this is the spending of "millions" by the land speculators. What did they spend this "millions" on? They had no permits or applications to file because they don't have zoning rights. They haven't moved a single spade of dirt.

So where did all that money go? I suspect lobbyists and PR for the most part. But it sure would be fascinating to find out.

Carla, excellent point. The same thought went through my mind. I can see spending a few hundred thousand dollars on planning, design, and siuch. But a few million? That seems extreme, though, as you said, lobbyists and PR expenses could account for a lot of it.

Excellent post!

1. You did a great job not only writing about the Metolious but actually showing what a beautiful river and area it is. That should win some people over!

2. I absolutely LOVE the scene of your dog NOT retrieving! That was priceless!

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