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Response to Maraya1969 (Original post)

Fri May 4, 2012, 11:19 AM

1. No

 

1) ARRA was supposed to do just that...'infrastructure' was the selling point. I was wholeheartedly in support...but strangely few bridges were repaired.

2) If he were to do that, congress would be left with the unsavory task of deciding where to take the money from. We are about to hit the debt limit once again, and any large scale spending plan would either require an increase in the limit, or a cut in another area.

3) Now this is the most important one. Think about the worst politician you know of, who has presidential aspirations. Would you want that person to ever have the power to mislabel spending projects as 'disaster relief'?

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