Monday, August 06, 2007

Primal instinct

We have an amazing country, where people's instinct, first instinct, is to help save life.
-- George Bush,
Aug. 4, 2007

The collapse of a major bridge in Minnesota should serve as a “wake-up call” for the federal government to spend more money maintaining the nation’s aging bridges rather than building new spans, Sen. Charles Schumer said yesterday.

Schumer said he will introduce legislation next month to double a proposed transportation bill appropriation to $10 billion. President Bush, however, has threatened to veto the measure


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