"After four turbulent years serving the President, I took back the Department and made it my own." – Secretary-at-Large, Randall M. Packer

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August 03, 2007

Crumbling Infrastructure

Crumbling Infrastructure

The hulking shell of Interstate 35W through downtown Minneapolis in a giant pile of rubble in the rushing waters of the Mississippi.

The cost of maintaining the war in Iraq for two years would be pay for the rebuilding of every bridge, dam, highway, and power grid in America. The fear of an elusive enemy fueled by our own arrogance breeds a more looming, menacing enemy, one that lurks here at home, that hides beneath our feet each and every day, the enemy that is the hubris and inability to invest our resources in decaying cities, the poor, the environment, and yes, those highways and bridges ready to plunge unsuspecting victims into the abyss.

Posted by the Secretary-at-Large at August 3, 2007 09:03 AM

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