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View Poll Results: Who will better serve us in fixing our infrastructure?
Barack Obama 7 70.00%
John McCain 2 20.00%
Other 1 10.00%
Voters: 10. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-01-2008, 11:33 AM
 
Location: Austin
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Who do you believe will help the United States rebuild its decaying infrastructure? You won't care about Aunt Zeituni when your car is plunging into the Mississippi.

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Old 11-01-2008, 11:37 AM
 
Location: Wilmington, NC
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I'll give ya a hint. it's neither of the two socialists running.
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Old 11-01-2008, 11:38 AM
 
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Well until the news media or the White House declares "war on infrastructure", I have doubts as to how much will be done by either candidate. After all, there are brown skinned people with funny names to be democratized.
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Old 11-01-2008, 11:50 AM
 
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In this economy, I think FDR's Civilian Conservation Corps is the best model for what needs to happen to fix both problems.

I, for one, abhor handouts and believe that any homeowner who benefits from taxpayer money in this bailout needs to fill a few potholes or pull some weeds on the weekends. Pouring a little cement here and there could easily be added to the list.

Which candidate is more likely to propose a CCC-like program?

Do I really need to answer that question for anyone?
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