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  •  One of Alexander Hamilton's pet projects (5+ / 0-)

    was to turn the Passaic river into an energy source for what was essentially to be the first economic development zone in the new republic, a precursor to Detroit in the 20's-50's or Silicon Valley in the 70's till today. It didn't succeed, for various reasons. Perhaps Booker may want to look into getting his private equity buddies to help create a 21st century version of that, based on real, long-term economic development and not just rape and pillage vulture capitalism.

    You know, the sort of thing he wrongly claims private equity now does.

    "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

    by kovie on Tue May 22, 2012 at 09:29:15 AM PDT

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