Thursday, August 2, 2007

An infrastructure dream ...

Image:I35W Bridge.jpg  Here's a challenge for the upcoming elections, in light of the collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis and the steam pipe explosion in midtown Manhattan.  Let's vote for political candidates who'll pledge that one of their top priorities in office would be to spend money -- and lots of it -- to maintain and upgrade our nation's infrastructure.  Such projects provide employment, pump up the economy, and have lasting benefits for the nation.  How about it, Obama, Mitt, or anybody else? ...

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The idea sounds good, but it is not fashionable to have federal money used for state and local infrastructure and capital improvement projects in out current era. What about privatization of these efforts or employing greater project finance initiatives?

Posted by: JC | Aug 9, 2007 6:58:48 PM