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1 posted on 05/15/2014 4:21:23 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

When it comes to stupid, no one does it better than government.


2 posted on 05/15/2014 4:31:47 AM PDT by MagnoliaB
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This is a great article that goes into a lot of detail about the basic revenue problems these states are facing, but it misses one over-arching point:

If the government is the problem in all the ways mentioned in the article, then wouldn't it be accurate to say that the problem really began with the construction of public roads in the first place? What would the author propose as an alternative?

3 posted on 05/15/2014 4:34:15 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("What in the wide, wide world of sports is goin' on here?")
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Frankly, I expect any politician in North Dakota who proposes a VMT (except perhaps from Fargo) to be tarred, feathered, and left on foot way out in the boonies.


4 posted on 05/15/2014 5:01:10 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Kaslin

Perplexing to me. Why the need to install GPS devices? Everyone’s required to get their cars inspected once a year. They could record the cars mileage when the car’s inspected and compare that number next year to the number recorded in next year’s inspection. Its always seemed to me like a ruse to force GPS tracking on all automobiles.


5 posted on 05/15/2014 5:28:29 AM PDT by Rich21IE
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How about cutting all federal and state funding to the parasites by 5% to pay for the roads?


11 posted on 05/15/2014 7:26:55 AM PDT by bravo whiskey (We should not fear our government. Our government should fear us.)
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Next to a pure toll system, VMT is the most fair way to pay for road use. But, unless the gas tax is repealed completely, I wouldn’t favor it. I don’t trust the bastards.


15 posted on 05/15/2014 11:15:38 AM PDT by Daveinyork
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