Great article TheBackburner! [thumbup]
Once again, I don't care what the crime stats show -- we all know there were nowhere near this many shootings -- both raw numbers and per capita -- 30-35+ years ago.
"There are lies, damned lies, and statistics."
As I've said, my preference is the same as gabriel's -- do nothing. Starve the sprawl tumor.
Forced to choose though, I would opt for some form of fast, safe, relaxed, and comfortable public transportation.
Regarding terrain, the Lausanne Métro monorail can handle …
Anyone concerned about the proposed Lexus lanes for the rich should urge the FredCo delegation to support this bill.
As it is, only 3 members of the delegation are listed as sponsoring it. All are democrats, which concerns me -- although there are republican sponsors from other coun…
That's my understanding Dick. All affected counties would have to sign off on it.
[Once again, there was no "+Add Reply" button below, so I'm posting this up top. This is a reply to oldmagpie's post at 3:05 pm on Jan 23]:
You must BELIEVE in the fiat currency! Believe in value of the special green paper! Can I get an Amen?! Yeah, I am concerned a…
Agreed, very strange.
I guess it's the American version of an arranged marriage.
I suppose if it was easy enough to annul the marriage I'd give it a shot -- without all of the cameras, etc. IOW, just the professional matchmakers doing their thing without it being broadcast to …
In addition to taking a huge amount of land, some of it in the Monocacy National Battlefield, Lexus lanes for the rich -- while billed as a "free market" option -- are actually nothing more than another attempt by Big Government to control behavior through social engineering.
This is a reply to your comment from earlier today at 3:04 pm. I was going to paste these comments into yours but it would have ended up being much longer than it already is, so I'm putting them here as stand-alone comments. They are in order, starting at the beginning …
Good questions Dick.
The ROW is public property, owned by all Americans.
The funds are depleted for 2 primary reasons:
1) The highway fund is routinely raided for other purposes.
2) The motor fuel tax hasn't been raised since 1993! The federal portion anyway, not s…