Interstate Highways Upgrade
While the former president perpetuates his attempt to evade the Law . . . and while the MarALago guy continues his campaign to replace our nation’s Rule of Law with his own mob-driven dictatorship . . .
The President who replaced him is working with Congress to convert our national transportation network to 21st-century standards of clean technology. Joe Biden’s hope is entirely consistent with the intentions of our 34th President, when Dwight Eisenhower mustered American productivity into building our interstate highways.
This is progress.
I was a kid in the 1950’s when General Dwight D. Eisenhower, having led our Allied military victory over the nazi/fascist/hirohito dictators, was summoned by We the People to use his unprecedented leadership skills as our President.
Congress passed the Federal Highway Act of 1956, which initiated a state-of-the art automotive pathway to carry out national automotive exports to 20-century progress levels.
Chances are, you and your family have experienced the benefits of our Interstate Highway System.
And now, Congress and President Biden will be taking that progressive surge of American infrastructure to the next level — 21st-century standards of energy efficiency and — pardon my french — “green” technology. I put “green” in quotes because I’m a Republican, and in that party, “green” is considered a bad word.
Be that as it may, our nation must move forward, regardless of what trumpian insurrectionists are doing to tear apart the Republican party and our American Republic.
Because we really are — hate to break it to ya, bubby — filling our formerly pristine atmosphere with carbon that was for billions of years entrapped in earthen soil and rock geology.
Now that we’ve been pumping carbon into air for a hundred years it is high time we start cleaning up the mess. If you’re a trumpian climate denier, just take your ball and go home; find some spilt milk to cry over.
We’ve got work to do.
Now our US infrastructure, partnered with American business, is preparing to to take automotive transportation to the next level of nationally appropriate technology, also known as sustainability.
Our President and Congress — leading our entire nation — can do this. In so doing, our leaders will enable Americans to prolong automotive independence into 21st-century standards of environmental interdependence.
This is a far better thing we do — far better than prolonging the former president’s destructive attempts to abscond our US.gov.
Now is the time for all good men and women to come to the aid of our country.