The Horrors of Government spending

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    to all you retards (mostly Republicans and other reactionary idiots) who go apeshit every time the fed spends a dime, regardless of where its spent


    tell me how the national highway system was built and the impact on America's economy.

    What do you think will happen when that system collapses due to neglect and lack of funding?
     
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    That's "different".
     
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    I was fully clicking on this thread expecting to see images of innocent civilians we blew up in wars or something like that.

    Instead sarcasm :) Cool.


    To address your post the federal government should ONLY be spending on national defense. ALL other spending should be done at state and local levels and approved by the citizens of said states and localities. We need roads and Highways but it should be the states building the highways within their borders not the feds.

    In my constitutionally based opinion.
     
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    It would help if you so-called "constitutionalists" actually read the Constitution.

    "To establish Post Offices and post Roads" - Article 1, Section 8, Clause 7
     
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    So no building mints to coin money? No interstate freeways? No federal law enforcement? No centralized aid to help States that are devastated by natural disaster? No FDA? No USDA?

    Did you think at all before posting that?

    Highway =/= interstate. To build a national syste, and maintain requires single body to plan, implement, and manage the project. America would not be a superpower today without the interstate system and will not be one if that system falls apart.

    You're kinda stupid, aren't ya?
     
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    :lol:

    Nice one, Polk. I didn't think of the postal system
     
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    Post roads could be considered interstate highways. I never referred to them as such but if you are sending mail to another state you could consider the interstate a vital part of that.
     
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    I don't think that the highway system is going to collapse, remember that 780 billion dollar no stimulus stimulus bill??? Here in Colorado we already had nice highway systemS so the way that our wonderful state is spending millions is to put up bill boards at thousands of dollars a piece to tell colorado state residents that they are re-paving BIKE TRAILS, and that they have hired 6 NEW TEMPORARY workers to do it.:lol::lol: YOUR TAX DOLLARS AT WORK.
     
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    The Army Corps of Engineers and the National American Society of Civil Engineers disagree. Last I heard, we got Ds across the board.



    remember that 780 billion dollar no stimulus stimulus bill??? Here in Colorado we already had nice highway systemS so the way that our wonderful state is spending millions is to put up bill boards at thousands of dollars a piece to tell colorado state residents that they are re-paving BIKE TRAILS, and that they have hired 6 NEW TEMPORARY workers to do it.:lol::lol: YOUR TAX DOLLARS AT WORK.[/quote]
    Infrastructure Report Card 2005

    all Cs and Ds in 2005. D Overall (most recent report)

    Infrastructure Report Card 2005
     
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    Infrastructure Report Card 2005

     

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