A Different Kind of Stimulus in Brazil
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  • Jim.

    Government isn’t going broke because we don’t have enough toll roads. Government is going broke because of Socialism — they make giveaway promies they can’t keep.

    Solve the actual problem, guys.

  • teapartydoc

    Turnpikes in early America were private enterprises. It is difficult to privatize existing roads. One way to do it would be to hold auctions of the roads and let companies speculate on how much they can make after infrastructure improvements. If an improved road can attract more traffic, it will make more money. Standards would probably be necessary under which a road would revert back to the state or go back on the block if not kept up.

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