|Infrastructure's Forgotton Failures
New York, Penn, Maryland, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri — had sinkholes that failed to cover their operating costs.
From deposit insurance to synfuels, from superconducting supercolliders to information highways, these projects impoverish the taxpayer and enrich well-connected corporations. They are, as the Jeffersonians first told us centuries ago, entirely illegitimate.
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