STIMULUS WATCH: Early road aid leaves out neediest

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    In my state of Colorado--we will be receiving 3 billion dollars from all of you THANKS!! Just a note to let you know that my state has announced that 500 MILLION of the stimulus will go to build a bridge to a KOA campground.

    I imagine we're going to see lots of bridges built to nowhere in the future.
     
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    I would hope that the bulk of that money goes to expanding the I-25 corridor between Denver and the Springs.
     
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    Well then, I guess it's a good thing all those needy will be helped by the generous charity republicans are always on about.
     
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    could you stop being full of shit for a change?
    the bridge costs $584,000. not 500 million.
    thanks
     
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    You posted this bullshit before and couldn't back it up then...can you now?

    You are probably the most dishonest poster on this board.
     
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    Harry Dresden Latinum, Plantinum,Silver,Gold Member Supporting Member

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    Oreo this has been shot down in another thread most convincingly....
     
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    I can think of a few like him/her/it...

    but reality is:

    *More At Link*

    Colorado stimulus money won't solve state's biggest highway needs | Greeley Tribune
     
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    Well, if you don't have start up money, you don't get stimulus money.
     
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    Proof in the delay and the lack of any immediate impact of the stimulus plan is in a major leading economic indicator, 7 day average rail car loadings. These are available on any of the Tier I railroads. They continue to be flat at level pretty much unchanged since late 2008, which are about 65% of normal economic activity of the past 7 years. With most of the stimulus targeted towards "infrastructure" and heavy construction, no one is ordering these materials yet. That was expected as most of the stimulus spending won't kick in until 2010 and later with most AFTER 2012!!!!!

    So don't hold your breath waiting for stimulus dollars to do anything for us this year.
     

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