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Old 01-04-2013   #19
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Default Re: The roof, the roof, the roof...

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Originally Posted by TexanSam View Post
Maybe Bob McNair will give back all the money he took from Houston taxpayers to build the stupid retractable roof. Why the hell build a one when it's never used anyway? Ticks me off anytime I think about it.
When Ike tore up the roof, it took ~13 million dollars to repair. Insurance covered a good piece of it. However ~ 4 million was covered by FEMA........national taxpayers.............and an additional 2 million by the real owner Harris County.............of course, that's the local taxpayers.

Add in maintenance to the custom roof annually........while waiting for the next act of G-d damage.

Great foresight and cost effective planning by the Texans.
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