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Monday, April 25, 2011

Vision and Jobs (Obama) vs Cronyism (Walker) :

Infrastructure investment - Walker turns it down and then rewards his "felon" railroad campaign donor buddy!  Remember?!

From one of the sources in the blog entry (below) ...pls use the link below -
... money laundering allegations involving campaign contributions by William Gardner and the Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Company (WSOR).
Governor Scott Walker today announced 11 state awards totaling $25,515,123 that will be used to construct freight rail-related facilities, and preserve and upgrade rail infrastructure as part of overall efforts to support job growth and Wisconsin’s economy. ...
2 Articles: Isthmus: Iron(y) Rails at Walker - Political Freight? PolitiScoop

From Need to Know -
Already, Republican governors from Wisconsin, Ohio and Florida have rejected over a combined $3 billion for building high-speed rail, stalling the Obama plan, at least for now.
... As the administration tries to get back on track, former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, a Democrat and co-chair of Building America’s Future — a non-partisan advocacy group calling for infrastructure investment — is making the case for spending now on modernizing the national transportation system, even as an emboldened Republican Party tries to cut government spending and tighten the country’s belt.

Now compare and contrast from Need to Know -

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Vision and #Jobs ( #Obama ) vs Cronyism ( #Walker ) : #1% #elites

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