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felix_numinous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-20-10 04:03 PM
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25. This IS highway robbery, literally..
jezuuuuuus how can it get any more blatant!!

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  -A few paragraphs from Taibbi's article on selling off our highways, ports..to foreign countries. madfloridian  Oct-19-10 08:19 PM   #0 
  - About those parking meters...  madfloridian   Oct-19-10 08:22 PM   #1 
  - According to this article, the city still determines "meter placement, rates, and hours, but..."  pampango   Oct-19-10 09:23 PM   #5 
  - More on that topic from the article in the OP  madfloridian   Oct-20-10 01:10 AM   #9 
  - Ah, yes,  chervilant   Oct-20-10 02:19 AM   #10 
  - Wonderful. Now Abu Dhabi has a private police force working for it in Chicago, too?  Romulox   Oct-20-10 04:15 PM   #27 
  - On the upside - since the meters are no longer public property they're  mudplanet   Oct-19-10 09:47 PM   #6 
     - Cool Hand Luke  Angry Dragon   Oct-20-10 03:25 AM   #11 
     - lol.....I wish.  dotymed   Oct-20-10 07:31 AM   #14 
  - Thank a Republican, or one of their mimics. nt  glitch   Oct-19-10 08:37 PM   #2 
  - This is the America Republicans want  MadMaddie   Oct-19-10 09:00 PM   #3 
  - Really? I don't know a lot about Chicago politics but I think the city is in Democratic hands.  Luminous Animal   Oct-19-10 09:52 PM   #7 
  - Another symptom of an empire in decline,  MadHound   Oct-19-10 09:08 PM   #4 
  - Don't follow leaders, watch the parking meters  Lilith Velkor   Oct-19-10 10:53 PM   #8 
  - am kick  voteearlyvoteoften   Oct-20-10 07:12 AM   #12 
  - Fascism is much better than Socialism.  dotymed   Oct-20-10 07:29 AM   #13 
  - I wonder if this expose is the reason Mayor Daley won't be seeking re-election?  Klukie   Oct-20-10 08:41 AM   #15 
  - The Indiana Turnpike was sold off 2 or 3 years ago to some  bullwinkle428   Oct-20-10 08:45 AM   #16 
  - Privatization is fascism  niceypoo   Oct-20-10 08:56 AM   #17 
  - kick  Klukie   Oct-20-10 09:40 AM   #18 
  - 595 in Broward is the Florida highway that got sold off. It's disgusting.  Edweird   Oct-20-10 11:28 AM   #19 
  - Do you know who bought it? Hard to find info.  madfloridian   Oct-20-10 12:05 PM   #20 
     - A company called ACS from Spain.  Edweird   Oct-20-10 12:21 PM   #23 
        - Most interesting arrangement...from the article..  madfloridian   Oct-20-10 01:19 PM   #24 
  - k & r  Starry Messenger   Oct-20-10 12:08 PM   #21 
  - because taxes are always evil under all circumstances. Slavery to foreign interests is better.  librechik   Oct-20-10 12:13 PM   #22 
  - This IS highway robbery, literally..  felix_numinous   Oct-20-10 04:03 PM   #25 
  - We had this massive highway built by a French company  malaise   Oct-20-10 04:10 PM   #26 
  - Free Traders should applaud this. "Comparative advantage" and all that crap...  Romulox   Oct-20-10 04:16 PM   #28 
  - A toll booth economy is a feudal economy  soryang   Oct-20-10 08:11 PM   #29 
  - I'm going to read this article when I have more time.  Quantess   Oct-21-10 12:40 AM   #30 
  - AZ has tried to sell off its prisons. Ask Jan Leatherface. Oh I forgot, she's not taking questions  lonestarnot   Oct-21-10 12:42 AM   #31 
 

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