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Murray Sabrin on Technology

Republican Senate challenger


Government is the worst manager of infrastructure

Below are some of the major excerpts of President Obama's State of the Union address. After each section, I will clarify what the President means and how his proposals contradict his own rhetoric, namely, that the government should encourage free enterprise.

Obama: "So, tonight, I propose a 'Fix-It-First' program to put people to work as soon as possible on our most urgent repairs, like the nearly 70,000 structurally deficient bridges across the country."

With all the money government collects from the gasoline tax and other taxes, they still cannot maintain the infrastructure. Government is the worst manager of resources. The monopoly post office is hemorrhaging money and prices still go up. No enterprise could stay afloat with that business model.

Source: 2014 Senate campaign website, www.MurraySabrin.com , Feb 15, 2013

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