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I humbly suggest if the planners really want to improve the local economy they construct the road such that it runs into a river.  The local emergency response crews would get extra work.  The local tow trucks and car repair shops would get extra work.  The local legal industry would receive a boost by everybody suing everybody else.  The local rent-a-car establishments would benefit.  Various local shops would get additional business from the forced stay-overs.  The hospital would get more Insurance money from longing stays.

In a larger context, the automobile industry in Ireland would receive a boost as people used the insurance money to replace their vehicles.  News media would find their sales increasing as more people bought their product(s) to follow the inevitable controversy.  And so on and so forth.

I beg to suggest: this proposal would be a major Win.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Thu Jul 14th, 2011 at 02:09:30 PM EST

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