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Should We Rebuild America with Minneapolis Bridge?

mattnyc99 (1008511) writes | more than 6 years ago

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mattnyc99 (1008511) writes "The tragic collapse last night in Minneapolis of a truss bridge—one that the U.S. Dept. of Transportation found "structurally deficient" two years ago—raises an important issue beyond just the engineering of one single span. As national security expert Stephen Flynn pleads in an op-ed on American infrastructure in the wake of yesterday's disaster, "The blind eye that taxpayers and our elected officials have been turning to the imperative of maintaining and upgrading the critical foundations that underpin our lives is irrational and reckless." Do we need to start spending to rebuild America?"
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America is broke, this proves it. (1)

denis-The-menace (471988) | more than 6 years ago | (#20091295)

RE: Do we need to start spending to rebuild America?

With what money?
The corps have all of it.

Re:America is broke, this proves it. (1)

Joe The Dragon (967727) | more than 6 years ago | (#20092817)

This what we get when we spend to much on Iraq.
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