[FoRK] 20 Signs That The Culture Of Government Dependence Has Gotten Completely And Totally Out Of Control
sean at conman.org
Wed Dec 7 11:14:57 PST 2011
It was thus said that the Great Lorin Rivers once stated:
> Don't you hate it when government swoops in and builds a highway?
You might want to talk to Kenneth R. Bonsant:
The state is taking Bonsant's home and 1-acre property as part of
the project design to improve access to Interstate 95's Exit 113 in
"They took my house," said Bonsant, 78. "It will be nine weeks (last
Monday). I don't like it at all whatsoever. Out I go 'cause they
threw me out -- that's all. I'm waiting for my appraisal money, and
l will look around for another house. I want to stay right in this
Or a bunch of residents in Arkansas:
It seems that people quite often fight the construction of highways:
> What ever happened to people building their own interstate travel system
> and bootstrapping their combustion abatement?
The Great Northern was the only privately funded, and successfully
built, transcontinental railroad in United States history. No
federal land grants were used during its construction, unlike every
other transcontinental railroad built. It was one of the few
transcontinental railroads to avoid receivership following the Panic
Now how about that?
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