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Tag: infrastructure
Chuck Schumer: Mr. President, let’s make a deal

(From News Times) Now that Democrats will soon control one branch of Congress, President Donald Trump is again signaling that infrastructure could be an area of compromise. We agree, but if the president wanted to earn Democratic support in the...

Bloomberg: Now Even Swedes Are Questioning the Welfare State

“It feels like the whole system is deteriorating.” They’ve been questioning it really since 1992 when they went through their economic crisis. (From Bloomberg) When the maternity ward was closed at the hospital in the Solleftea district of northern Sweden...

Axios: What we learned from leaked Trump infrastructure plan

I cringe very time I hear anyone in government say the word “infrastructure.” Infrastructure projects are ripe for crony exploitation. Who gets the contracts? Those who are favored politically. How does one become favored politically? Well, you know the drill...