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Posted 12 September 2016 - 05:29 PM

LaRouche's idea of the "infrastructure corridor," is currently under discussion, to be implemented, in many nations around the world. It is reminiscent of the idea associated with Abraham Lincoln's concept of the Transcontinental Railway of the mid 19th century. Cities, as industrial, cultural, and educational centers were developed all along the route, as the American continent was developed from the Atlantic to the Pacific. The proper design of the development of any very large land-area must be based on certain geographical principles. In modern history of the past two centuries, the center of these geographical principles is transportation routes, chiefly for water-borne commerce and trunk railways, still the cheapest and most efficient modes for movement of produced goods.
If you want to have an industry, you have to move materials to it and from it. Therefore, you require an efficient transportation system which has a low physical cost of transportation per ton of weight. The most efficient, of course, is rail--rail or magnetic levitation--the lowest in the cost, physical cost per ton mile. Roads are very inefficient, and the only time you use roads, is when it is inefficient to build rail. And you try to use them only for very short distances, because they're very costly, per ton mile, relative to rail. Rail is much cheaper. Water is the cheapest, but that's not land. But, water is slow.
Rebuild America!

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Posted 13 September 2016 - 04:11 PM

Trump only builds casinos and bridges to no where.

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Posted 17 September 2016 - 05:13 PM

The Futurism of Walt Disney 
Featuring interviews with various Disney Legends and Historians, Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow looks at the various technologies Walt Disney used and developed over the course of his life. From creating the first sync sound animation in 1928 to his unrealized dream of E.P.C.O.T., an experimental city that passed on with him in 1966, this film shows Walt Disney as the futurist he truly was. 
Better than average biography on Walt Disney. His power in the upper echelon of government is clearly seen. Especially after the military took over his studio during WWII. He was a visionary with the power to use his imagination to make his dreams and  experiments on social structuring come to life. 

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Posted 18 September 2016 - 04:34 AM

Trump only builds casinos and bridges to no where.


Bridges! We don't need no stinkin' bridges! 



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Posted 18 September 2016 - 04:51 AM






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Posted 18 September 2016 - 08:39 PM

Bethlehem Steel, The People Who Built America
Documentary video detailing the rise and fall of one of Americas largest steel makers. Beginning with the railroads through their machine of war production. It shows the hardships and trials for the men working in the fire. Generatinal job security is discussed along with union troubles. Bringing about its demise when profit overrode innovation.
Ways and means and logistical flow...one piece at a time!

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Posted 09 June 2017 - 04:27 PM

Thought I would tie some links together with this thread....




33 Cities Cheated on Lead Contamination Tests
Infrastructure of Failure
Los Angeles' Methane Leak Continues
Our Infrastructure Is Falling Apart
Another China Chemical Plant Explosion

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