I pretty much disagree with everything you wrote, but only feel the need to respond to the annexation remark - since I do not live in the city and therefore should have no dog in the hunt. I may drive in for my kids to watch a game on your dime when it's built (does anyone doubt that it will at this point?) The city SHOULD keep on growing, within it's borders, and revitalize/redevelop areas that are under-utilized. I doubt any involuntary annexation will ever pass from now on given the opportunity for residents to vote on the matter. Keep your dumb@&& polititians, keep your higher taxes, and keep your exalted city address.
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