How far we’ve fallen. One of the reasons that America was a can-do nation is because we had can-do men. This doesn’t mean only the workers pictured in this photo essay, but the capitalists and politicians who got together to do things. We keep hearing about America’s “failing infrastructure,” but the dirty little secret is that we can’t build anything anymore because we’ve got to do environmental impact studies on the mating habits of the Snail Darter before we can even build a measly little two-lane bridge over Two-Bit Creek.
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