1.) Two BILLION dollars for a baseball team? As my friend pointed out: that's $7 for every person in the US and 35 cents for every person in the world.
2.) The DODGERS? I like that name! Dodging this and that, the curve balls of life, the fastballs of bills. I AM a Dodger! Artful even...
3.) Charles Dickens: Created the character Artful Dodger who led a team of young ruffians in "Oliver Twist" under the tutelage of Fagin.
4.) Fagin was a thief who trained boys to steal. In modern terms he was either disenfranchised or an entrepeneur.
5.) Fagin did not believe in banks. Much easier in 19th century London I suppose.
6.) I do not believe in BIG banks; I would rather be robbed by dirty urchins. Or actually not robbed at all.
7.) I'm pretty sure my/our tax dollars went to bailing out the big banks that are:
8.)Funding the billionaires who are purchasing the Dodgers which means:
9.)Ergo: We own the Dodgers.
Congratulations! We own a baseball team! I kind of wish we could have spent all that money in a different way. But whatevs - we can't say what the banks do. Just demand some box seats.