[FoRK] 20 Signs That The Culture Of Government Dependence HasGotten Completely And Totally Out Of Control

Bill Kearney wkearney99 at hotmail.com
Wed Dec 7 16:25:48 PST 2011


> 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.

Ignoring the plight of the local indigenous peoples, of course.  I'm sure 
there were less than happy about that privately funded effort... 



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