Common Sense versus Complete Stupidity

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    During the administration of President George W Bush, Mary Peters, transportation secretary, dismissed biking paths and trails as projects that "really are not transportation," saying they had no place in federal transportation policy.

    There is an example of common sense.

    In March, Mr Obama's transportation secretary, Ray LaHood, announced a policy change that gives biking and walking projects the same importance as automobiles in transportation planning and the selection of projects for federal money.

    The Obama administration more than doubled spending on cycling and walking initiatives to $1.2 billion

    there is the example of complete stupidity. Does the insane person in the oval office have any idea where the economy is ? and he wants to spend 1.2 billion on bicycle and walking?

    then has the balls to ask for more unemployment benefits, etc?


    I start every day smiling and end every day laughing out loud

    in between I throw up in my mouth every time I hear his name

    every morning I go to my computer, open a program titled obama.
    I send it to the recycle bin, hit the empty button, and the computer always
    asks me if I am sure I want to permanently delete this program. I emphatically
    click YES and it makes my day start right.

    at night- when the oval office idiots news has beaten america down all day and I might
    be feeling sorry for myself, as I crawl under the covers

    I pause- I close my eyes- I picture a man somewhere crawling under his covers
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    and his name is Mr. Pelosi
     
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    Not only that...How many people who walk and ride bicycles pay the fuel taxes that are being siphoned off to pay for these do-good-feel-good programs?
     
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    Sorry to break the bad news to ya, bub...but if you have a program that appears on your computer every morning after you sent it to the recycle bin the day before...it sounds like you have a computer virus.

    You need help.
     
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    you reading crooked? I said nothing about the morning after


    and you think I need help:clap2:
     
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    ssshhhh! I don't think you are supposed to ask questions about those kind of things
     
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    The gas taxes don't begin to cover the expenses imposed by the car.

    cars are all negative externatilites.

    Bikes have huge positive externalities.


    But bike riders are, by in large, self centered jerks.
     
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    The above posters are idiot shallow non thinkers. I own two bikes and I hate em both. I love drivin my caddy. That said bike lanes are intelligent..they save fortunes in the cost of accidents. They promote healthy living which saves fortunes in health care costs. In short they make financial sense. They promote transit riding..most busses have bike racks on them. That alone probably adds enough local buss rider income to justify the expense of painting a few stripes.

    Bikes are smart..the above contributors are ignorant assholes.
     
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    And there we have the proof of my last statement
     
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    You like bike paths and buses, pay for them yourself.
     
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    Right...At least partially because over 20% of fuel taxes are being siphoned off to pay for do-good-feel-good bike paths and mass transit boondoggles.
     

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