Private companies can't cough a few bucks for themselves and in turn, "the public good"?
Conservatives believe the government is incompetent, and seek to elect people who will prove it
Ignorance is Bliss Bliss is the same as happiness US Christian conservatives are the happiest in the US according to studies Do you see a connection?
Pesonally, I think the companies that operate out of Charleston Harbor should dredge their own damn harbor and not use my tax money to do it.
If that went for any harbor, then relocating would be for naught. Eh?
We're arguing the same thing. Either way, directly or indirectly, its the corporations paying for whatever upgrade the government wants(since they are the only decision makers in our models).
The Libbos oughta be nuttin' up, over that little scenario.
My opposition to the earmarking process doesn't come from the fact that I think all the spending is worthless, but from the way in which these earmarks are enacted, with little or no debate and on the backs of unrelated bills. That's why I'm not particularly thrilled with the act in the OP, even if it isn't technically an earmark.
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.