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#1 Actually, if you close the Dept of Education, slash the EPA, etc., not only the government contribution to traffic will reduce, so will the traffic of all the parasites that feed on them. Reduced traffic and a good fall in housing prices in the area would do the rest of the country a lot of good.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-08-23 08:24||
#2 372K new jobless claims filed (just released numbers). Last weeks revised upward - unexpectedly™
"LOOK! Squirrel! Abortion! War on Wymyns!"
Posted by Frank G 2012-08-23 08:26||
#3 Better commentary at RedState
Sez Pubs should go on offensive and let states spend the tax money without skimming by and interference from the Feds.
Posted by Bobby 2012-08-23 08:34||
#4 I recommend an eight lane Telegraph Road connecting to a "shovel ready" floating highway near Fort Belvoir with the first exit at Occoquan and ending somewhere near Duck Head.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-08-23 08:37||
#5 I recommend changing laws that force a five day work week upon us. i would suggest most Americans would prefer four 10 hour days, and a number (especially the young) would prefer three 12 hour days.
These are not options in many places because the unions fought for the five day work week (from the existing six) and for the 8 hour work day (from the existing whatever). But this is not giving up hard earn rights, this is flexibility.
People off the road means less traffic, less gas, less pollution. Its not rocket science and even the liberals aren't pushing for it because they are unserious about these issues and beholden to those inflexible unions.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-08-23 08:56||
#6 Oooo... not more traffic! I better vote for the guy that will keep everyone unemployed and in feudal debt so they don't go more than 30 miles away from their homes in a lifetime!
Posted by DarthVader 2012-08-23 11:17||
#7 Part of Champ's solution is to make everyone live in the city, not the suburbs, and have them give up their cars, ride mass transit and take high speed rail when they want (and are allowed) to travel elsewhere.
Posted by Steve White 2012-08-23 11:28||
#8 Cuz the proles are so much easier to control when you've forced them into compact urban ghettos, limited their access to independent travel modes, and can appoint block captains to watch for..... unapproved thoughts and activity
Posted by Frank G 2012-08-23 12:14||
#9 I remember when Obama came to Minneapolis for a fundraiser. He arrived right at rush hour. He then commandeered the main highway to downtown, stopping traffic in both directions. Did I mention that the road was already under construction? That meant most of the exits had been closed off so you couldn't even get off and use surface streets.
His Highness halted rush hour traffic for 45 minutes so he could go to a FUNDRAISER! It's high handed stunts tike this that are turning Minnesota purple.
Posted by Frozen Al 2012-08-23 12:29||
#10 Yeah, driving to work is much worse than waiting for food credit rations to download, catching the bus, and laboring home the allottment of government cheese.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-08-23 12:40||
#11 Obama will increase the Chocolate ration, AGAIN!
Obama, more Victory Gin for all.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-08-23 14:45||