Why Larry Ellison? Mr. Ellison is owner of the reigning America's Cup champion boat and worked relentlessly to bring the sailboat race to San Francisco. He lobbied, fundraised, interviewed, and helped roll out a campaign to sell the idea of this race being held in San Francisco. This is his event, and we need him to ensure that the event helps the city more than it hurts the city. Mr. Ellison…
Here is a nice piece in the ny times that describes the current situation.
Larry Ellison's race cost San Francisco $5.5 million dollars!
He can't even play by the rules. Here is a $250,000 fine for cheating that could have gone into fixing up our roads or schools in San…Read More
Seriously? The guy is FILTHY F'ing RICH, with more money than he knows what to so with, & he expects the taxpayers to foot the bill? He must be a Republican! I'm SURE that if he wins the cup, he'll pay back the people who contributed, right? He's a douchebag.
People with this much wealth, should step up to the plate. No reason he can't donate to this cause. Only reason that I could think of, is pure greed for more money! When is enough, enough? Makes me sick!