Count Dracula 
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Re: “Memphis Greenspace Clears Out Rest of Confederate Memorabilia from Memphis Park

Awesome, now give the park back to the city, and stop privatizing public parks.

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Posted by Count Dracula on 07/29/2018 at 10:42 PM

Re: “Consultants Look Into Mud Island's Future

Memphis: We hired experts so they could tell us we shouldve listened to the locals in the first place.

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Posted by Count Dracula on 07/22/2018 at 10:28 PM

Re: “"Workable Plan" for Fairgrounds Redevelopment Presented to City Council

This could have been such a community asset, but instead its gonna be a $100,000,000 church gym.

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Posted by Count Dracula on 07/14/2018 at 5:04 PM

Re: “New Hotel Could Rise on Blighted Corner

A "blighted corner"? Are yall serious?

This is literally the intersection that The Peabody Hotel and the entrance to Autozone Park are on. Vacant, maybe, but blighted is intentionally misleading.


This is one of the most publicly invested corners and most utilized in the entire city. To call it "blighted" just shows that developers will call literally anything in this city a "blight" to qualify for TIFs and other free taxpayer money that is intended to provide infrastructure to *actual* struggling neighborhoods not tourist attractions.

This corner is perfectly viable on its own, and this corporation based in Rhode Island should stop lining their coffers with money from Memphis struggling tax base.

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Posted by Count Dracula on 06/07/2018 at 12:16 PM

Re: “Key Takeaways from the New City Budget

Too much focus on policing and incarceration and not enough on communities and infrastructure. But thats typical Memphis politics for you... fixing the inequal material conditions in the city that cause many people to turn to crime as a survival tactic is always a secondary priority to increasing patrols, mass incarceration, and harsher punishments that are always selectively enforced in poor black neighborhoods on the north and south sides.

From Jim Crow to Jim Strickland, I guess. What a disgusting legacy to keep continuing.

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Posted by Count Dracula on 06/07/2018 at 11:59 AM

Re: “Animals.

The reality is if our immigrant grandparents had been held to the same standards that immigrants today are, most of us wouldnt be here, because they'd have never gotten in.

Another tragic reality that is never discussed is about 70% of Mexico is of indigenous or mestizo ancestry, which means for all this talk of Mexicans being "outsiders", most of them are the original inhabitants of this land, and we could try being half as hospitable to them as they were to those shitheads from the Mayflower.

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Posted by Count Dracula on 06/02/2018 at 10:53 PM

Re: “Greensward Parking Now Set to End In 2020

So they're eliminating street parking from North Parkway and Prentiss Place and putting those parking spots on the Greensward... how is this anything but a victory /subsidy for private businesses and major blow to the most utilized public park in the city of Memphis?

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Posted by Count Dracula on 04/13/2018 at 9:25 AM

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