I think that those Republican governors who have rejected federal monies for high speed rail and other big infrastruc­ture projects are doing a great disservice to their states. Being a penny wise and a pound foolish does not get your state anywhere. Our transporta­tion system in its entirety is old and worn down.Repai­ring or even better gutting structures and replacing the whole thing will not get cheaper the longer they wait. Doing big things now would employ people, especially if all the components of whatever is being built are manufactur­ed here in the United States. The ripple effect would be a boon right now no matter where it happens, it would make us feel better as a whole instead of continuous­ly reading about the GOP saying no to every idea that comes from our President. We would see action on the ground and we need that right now.
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