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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Tue Feb 13, 2018, 05:46 PM

9. I don't understand why ANYONE likes Trump's infrastructure plan

I know Donald, Jared and Ivanka like it. They should because they created it, but let's leave them out of this.

The biggest problem with the plan is, in order to get $1 in federal funding you must prove you have $6.50 in state, local or private-sector funding. At which point you really have to ask yourself if you wouldn't be better off blowing off Trump road construction money and funding entire projects with state tax revenues...especially since it'll cost about as much to apply for Trump's money as he wants to give your project.

Oh, and in case you're wondering, the guy who invented this particular investment plan worked a combined 186 months in three different license plate factories before he got mailed back to Italy.

The solution to this problem is for the Democrats to create a real infrastructure plan that includes the tax increases necessary to pay for the work (asphalt is not free), get bipartisan support for it, and drop it on Trump's desk.

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