• The town has had a steady decline of people for the last 20 years Ole mate joined the country club got himself made president of the club. Obtained the club loans for un-needed upgrades it didn't need which it could never repay, ran the club poorly so it lost money until was forced into receivership bankrupted and sold. Then brought the land.
  • Sure. That "sort" of thing happens all the time. Back in the 1800s in the U.S., before government regulations of the stock market, the "rail barons" used to buy and "loot" companies all the time. That is: they would buy out a rail company, con investors into buying stock into the company, appropriate everything of value in the company (i.e. selling it at a very cheap price to one of their OTHER companies), and then sell their stock in the company...making a huge profit at the investor's and company's expense.
    • 11stevo73
      It happened this century. Google are paying it money after a comedian made bad jokes about him. That is how pathetic this world is. Guess his name?
    • 11stevo73
      Lucky for New Yorkers it didn't get the lucrative New York trade job.

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