Nemo's Brother: HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!Yay Government! Yay Gamers! You're killing us all.
NewportBarGuy: Do we pay off the bonds at face value (plus interest) or do we default and suffer hundreds of millions in rate hikes?I live here, I know what they'll pick.Assholes.
The Larch: I believe there is a role for public investment in companies that provide some public good that might not otherwise be provided by pure capitalism.But why the hell would any government invest in a video game company? Was Rhode Island afraid that free market was for some reason unable to provide a sufficient number of MMORGs? Given a choice between investing a hundred million on a health care, education, energy, transportation or a video game, they decided a video game was going to improve the quality of the average citizen's life the most?Seriously, what the hell were they thinking?
zjoik: So in figures described in rhode islands, how much of a loss is this?
dragonchild: zjoik: So in figures described in rhode islands, how much of a loss is this?One.
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