INFRASTRUCTURE: Full speed ahead

One of the many controversial plans of the Trump Administration is to spend trillions on infrastructure, which critics say will increase our national debt.

Really?

Companies that get contracts, workers who get jobs, equipment manufacturers who get increased sales, cafes, motels, etc., who get increased business: They all pay taxes. This would at least partially offset the cost of construction.

BOB RIDOUT

Hayden

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LOSS: Nothing to cheer about

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HEALTH CARE: Starts with you

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TAXES: Double indignity

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DISDAIN: The people’s enemy

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