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Flint’s Not the Only City with a Water Problem
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  • Andrew Allison

    It’s not just water. The entire infrastructure of the country is rotting due to the problems discussed, and it’s only going to get worse as public employees, current and retired, siphon off more and more of municipalities’ revenue.

  • Pete

    Feeding the hogs in government employ with high compensation packages is the highest priority of Democrat controlled cities..

  • Beauceron

    Yeah, I read an article about the disrepair of bridges across the country. Very bad news.
    We have other things to pay for– we have taken on massive medical spending, we have union inspired pensions we can’t afford, increasing welfare commitments to new citizens (diversity is incredibly expensive), not to mention the military price tag that comes with playing World Cop.
    I think it’s best for all of us to just embrace our rush to third-world status as a country. It will make the coming two decades much easier to deal with.

  • Ann in L.A.

    In Los Angeles, the roads and sidewalks are a mess. They estimate that over the last couple decades, 70 billion that was allocated for the roads was spent elsewhere. Potholes don’t vote, but they do add to the cost of living due to blown out tires and ruined suspensions.

    But then, the politicians think cars are icky, so if your car expenses become too expensive for you, it’s your own fault for driving one.

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