Bike Chattanooga Is Doomed To Fail

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Bike Chattanooga is doomed to fail. No one scraped and built this "business." The federal government gave our money to them, and now, unless the taxpayers of Chattanooga throw more cash at them, they will go under.  

I don't want to rant or rave, but this is a textbook example of no one being in charge, no one taking the blame for Bike Chattanooga collapsing. Had this been one man's (or woman's) vision, and built with sweat, stress, and labor, I believe it would have succeeded.  

Unless the Berke administration shows fiscal responsibility, I also believe we taxpayers will be forced to pay for the continuation of another social program that is not needed.

Billy Hopkins
Chattanooga

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