President Trump has now gutted rules put in place by President Obama’s administration that were designed to protect U.S. Taxpayers from wasting dollars on unprotected infrastructure. This move was made against the advice of business and conservative tax leaders as well as environmental advocates.
Now, rather than insuring that structures such as roads, hospitals and infrastructure that are built with tax dollars are armored, raised and otherwise built to offset the effects of storms and rising sea levels, our hyper intelligent president has said no. Instead let’s use other people’s money, oh wait, our money, to build substandard, unprotected structures in order to give our money to my friends; and, wait for it, who cares if people die as a result?
This action belies any rational thought…not a surprise really…but it is one that our congressional leaders should work to reverse.
I have often used the motto good, cheap, fast…pick any two…
Well, when it comes to our tax dollars, we have seen the choice by our “leader”…cheap and fast…the heck with good.
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TRUMP WEAKENS PROTECTIONS FOR BUILDINGS IN FLOODPRONE AREAS