Friday, February 11, 2011

Why spend money on infrastructure?

This is why:

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — A thunderous gas explosion devastated a rowhouse neighborhood, killing five people, and suspicion fell on an 83-year-old cast-iron gas main. The fiery blast was latest natural-gas disaster to raise questions about the safety of the nation's aging, 2.5-million-mile network of gas and liquid pipelines.


StonyPillow said...

Utilities cost too damn much and taxes are too damn high.

Anonymous said...

Happens too often to ignore, but if anyone can and willfully will ignore, it's the GOP controlled House. Maybe the rotted gas line will leak in some highrise in a big city and kill a few thousand for our own, self induced, 9/11 or Day of Infamy.
It won't be their fault though.

sukabi said...

geeze Vox, have you learned nothing? If something like that happened, they'd find a group of "terrorists" to blame it on and seize the opportunity to implement even more intrusive "anti-terror" policies.

yeah, I've become a bit cynical.

pansypoo said...

butbutbut you can't drive on/in it.