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You Call That ‘Infrastructure’?
Wall Street Journal, by Editorial

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Posted By:StormCnter, 1/4/2019 8:49:20 AM

As the new Congress is gaveled into session, the question is what a Democratic House and a Republican Senate can possibly accomplish. One common answer, or at least hope, is that perhaps America’s builder-in-chief, President Trump, can push through a blockbuster infrastructure bill. Yet finding middle ground even here is going to prove difficult. Take a gander at the “jobs and infrastructure” proposal that Senate Democrats floated last March. At $1 trillion it’s a blueprint of Trumpian proportions. But if you’re envisioning...(Snip for photo)As the new Congress is gaveled into session, the question is what a Democratic House

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Muguy, 1/4/2019 9:30:53 AM     (No. 11881763)

This is nothing more than YET ANOTHER scheme to get public money to pay for liberal constituents with subsidies from the PUBLIC trough.

Taxifornia might have crappy infrasturcture, by why must the NATION take on the street repairs in Los Angeles?

Anyone else remember when Saint Poppy Bush broke his promise of "read my lips, no new taxes" and then capitulated to OVERSPENDING to fund demonrat socialists deceptive noation that we would "pay down the deficit"???

All that did was to SUBSIDIZE more profligate spending-- At the time, our economy didn´t have the overspending of the W Bush 2nd term and ALL of the NOBAMA regime´s go for broke spending sprees with MONEY WE DON´T HAVE.

We are on a collision course to running out of money to spend on socialist crap that should come from the states themselves!

Whatever happened to the fundamental message of the republican party AGAINST big government, big spending, over reach of government into our lives????

It was given up by the GOP/RINOcrats and thrown away for good like the proverbial "mess of pottage"....

Only WTP can turn this around before they spend the entire country into oblivion as they give themselves raises and keep spending money that is not theirs to spend!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pros7767, 1/4/2019 10:10:28 AM     (No. 11881810)

I will never forgive Paul Ryan for wasting the first 2 years of President Trump´s first term. So much more could have been accomplished for the good of the country.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Lucky5, 1/4/2019 10:22:30 AM     (No. 11881829)

The next two years are going to be nothing but more attacks on PT. I do hold out hope that he will sign some things, like 0bama did and the Senate may get a few things done. It is not going to be pretty.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Hotrod, 1/4/2019 10:33:03 AM     (No. 11881843)

The thing is, the House democrats can´t do anything by themselves, except P.O. the American people for the next two years. Subpoenas, impeachment, hearings... Nothing of benefit to the taxpayers. President Trump wins in a landslide in 2020.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: wilarrbie, 1/4/2019 12:51:29 PM     (No. 11882039)

What happened to all that ´shovel-ready´ infrastructure money we gave them??

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Reply 6 - Posted by: grounded, 1/4/2019 1:00:20 PM     (No. 11882050)

The dems´ "infrastructure" blueprint envisions creating 15 million new jobs. In the current economy, there are not 15 million available workers to occupy those jobs.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: NYbob, 1/4/2019 1:15:47 PM     (No. 11882069)

#6 exam and prosecute fake SSD parasites, then require able bodied welfare recipients to work or learn a skill and all of a sudden about 12 million show up for work. They will be terrible workers at first, but after discovering no more free ride, they will work... or starve and starvation hasn´t been an American thing for about 75 years.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: justavoter, 1/4/2019 2:12:35 PM     (No. 11882145)

Isn´t the "wall" infrastructure?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/5/2019 12:19:56 AM     (No. 11882681)

I say nix the infrastructure bill. When the commies pushed through their $1 trillion (incl. interest) bill, we got nothing for it but the libtard cronies sure got rich off it from their scams. Worse yet, it remained in the budget and is still there. Where did that $1T go each and every year?

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