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Big Business Is Not Conservative

andrew299 Wrote: Oct 23, 2012 4:52 PM
Baloney! If Las Vegas is such a growth city, why have they had one of the highest rates of home foreclosures in the country? Where are all those people now living , in the casinos???
Zerubbabel Wrote: Oct 23, 2012 5:57 PM
Andrew you are short sighted. We're stagnant now, but before the bust Phoenix, Vegas and Boise where the 123 growth cities, and after we get going agin they will resume their growth position.

We have known for a very long time that transportation spurs economic activity. Two major and GROWING cities should be connected by an interstate. Look at a map and that is how we have arainged the highway sysytem. Vegas and Phoenix exploded with the making practical A/C and water works. Now the Highway system needs to catch-up regardless of who might profit.
Stephen Moore, of the Wall Street Journal's editorial board, reported Friday that the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate from Arizona, Congressman Jeff Flake, has little support among some powerful big businessmen in Arizona:

"In his razor-tight race for Arizona's open Senate seat, Republican nominee Jeff Flake -- a six-term U.S. congressman -- recently met behind closed doors with about a dozen leading businessmen in the state, including two powerful and respected CEOs: real-estate developer Mike Ingram and former Phoenix Suns owner Jerry Colangelo.

"Both businessmen supported Mr. Flake's opponent in the Republican primary (Mr. Flake won by 40 points), and both are...