FInance Crisis - Roads and Rail

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Develop an infrastructure based recovery

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The growth grid and a new green deal Roads, Rail and Infrastructure

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$700B is a big number! What are hockey moms getting for that?

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effortless Commerce

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What did we build outside of strip malls & starbucks in the housing boom?

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Passive Growth

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Financial Markets

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What have we been left with from the internet & housing booms which we can reuse?

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This is the economy that my opponent said made 'great progress' under the policies of George W. Bush, and those are the economic policies that he proposes to continue another four years “ “ barack obama

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Maybe we could build something

where the people are : 

where the people are uneven distribution

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U.S. loses 159,000 jobs in September, worst one-month drop in five years Economists say the accelerating pace of unemployment, combined with the most severe credit crisis since the Great Depression, makes the label of 'recession' increasingly likely. also where the people are

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“ You know that there's been tremendous turmoil in our financial markets and Wall St. And it is -- people are frightened by these events. Our economy, I think still -- the fundamentals of our economy are strong. But these are very, very difficult times. “ john mccain where are these people?

Where the highways are : 

Where the highways are a bunch of gaps

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Maybe we could make it easier to move things and go places on less fuel

where the pollution is : 

where the pollution is hmm… it’s where large populations & infrastructure are

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what if people could move to other places with new industry?

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could you improve the economy AND the environment?

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a new green deal?

build a growth grid? : 

build a growth grid? Infrastructure for a tertiary economy

The growth grid : 

The growth grid establish sustainability masstransit states highways energy JOBS populationdensity small business bandwidth rail Tarriffs localgrowth eminentdomain wind crossindustry middleclass whitecollar emmissions privatesector wireless publicsector municipalities

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maybe we could think a little bigger

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maybe YOU should vote

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credits http://flickr.com/photos/ghost-of-total/2570410485 http://www.scorecard.org/env-releases/us-map.tcl http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/planning/nhs/ QUOTES: http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/front/la-fi-economy4-2008oct04,0,1408655.story http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Wpa1.JPG http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/archives/individual/2008_09/014725.php

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