Monday, July 19, 2010
Economic Crisis Forces Local Governments to Let Asphalt Roads Return to Gravel
"Paved roads, historical emblems of American achievement, are being torn up across rural America and replaced with gravel or other rough surfaces as counties struggle with tight budgets and dwindling state and federal revenue."
Poverty is spreading along with a lower standard of living all because of a destructive and misinformed belief system. This is the real legacy that will be passed along to our children and grandchildren. More spending could have created new roads, bridges, education, transportation systems, employment, income, etc. Instead we impoverish ourselves for no good reason because we are in the grips of a poisonous dogma.
Read full article here.