Thursday, August 2, 2007

Billions for war in Iraq, while US bridge collapses

eBy Brenda Norrell
http://www.bsnorrell.blogspot.com/

While billions continue flowing to the war in Iraq, including billions for profiteering corporations, the United States has failed to replace structurally-unsound bridges. The US has said funding was unavailable to repair or replace those US bridges.

The great tragedy in Minnesota and the recovery effort, following the collapse of one of the United States' Interstate bridges is live now on CNN. An estimated 30 to 50 cars are submerged in the Mississippi River.

Structurally deficient bridges listed by state:
http://www.bts.gov/publications/state_transportation_statistics/state_transportation_statistics_2006/html/table_01_07.html

Cost of the bogus war in Iraq that no one is winning: $448 billion and counting ...
http://www.nationalpriorities.org/Cost-of-War/Cost-of-War-3.html

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