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PHILIP MARTIN: Welcome to the Boomtown

EL DORADO--I tend to be privately pessimistic about most civic projects designed to revitalize and renew our towns and cities. I always hope they work, but the smart play is always to short the aspirations of boosters and visionaries. For nature tends toward entropy, into perfect internal disorder. Whatever we stack up will eventually fall down. It takes a lot of energy to maintain our illusions.

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MaxCady says...

Saw ZZ Top and Robert Randolph there. Took 45 minutes just to get inside the amp. Where are all the people going to come from? El Dorado is just too sketch.

Posted 15 May 2018, 9:08 a.m. Suggest removal

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