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jackncoke Wrote: Jul 26, 2012 11:59 AM
Have any of you ever had a teacher teach you how to build a road? Didn't think so...
Riquochet Wrote: Jul 26, 2012 12:17 PM
Well, there is "on the job training" where a mentor (aka teacher) teaches his apprentice his trade craft.

...but that's wasn't really your point. No school teacher teach that...
1567 Wrote: Jul 28, 2012 3:08 AM
Like hell they don't. It's called civil engineering. That's where you learn to build roads.
the Black Baron Wrote: Aug 14, 2012 12:29 PM
That's how to design and plan roads. A civil engineer doesn't mix asphalt or drive a grader.
Random thoughts on the passing scene:

Even squirrels know enough to store nuts, so that they will have something to eat when food gets scarce. But the welfare state has spawned a whole class of people who spend everything they get when times are good, and look to others to provide for their food and other basic needs when times turn bad.

The 14th Amendment to the Constitution prescribes "equal protection of the laws" to all Americans. But what does that mean, if the President of the United States can arbitrarily grant waivers, so that A, B and C have to obey the...