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  •  Things cost what they cost. (0+ / 0-)
    The locals want PILT and need it badly
    I grew up on a farm 6 miles from the nearest town.  My father's house got "city water" piped to it just this decade.

    It's well known that it's more expensive to provide services to rural areas.  In the past, specific programs were designed to meet those needs.

    Separate the ideology from the practical.  Why should diffuse programs like this bizarre tax transfer be preferable to directed grants?

    -7.75 -4.67

    "Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose."

    There are no Christians in foxholes.

    by Odysseus on Thu Jan 16, 2014 at 01:47:31 PM PST

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