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Response to ProSense (Reply #15)

Tue Jan 17, 2012, 10:05 PM

17. You posted it, I'm just quoting it.

From the very article you posted:

The sustainable communities grants, and even the TIGER funding, pale in comparison to the money that continues to prop up the suburbs, however. Federal highways, to take an obvious example, scarf down more than $40 billion annually. “There’s a huge amount of federal resources going directly into financing real estate — and we’re not even talking about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac,” says Preuss. “TIGER and sustainable communities grants are peanuts.”


Peanuts, as in puny, as in "pale in comparison..."

Hey, you're the one pushing this article.

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