So Much For Fiscal Hawks – Republicans Now Costing You Tens Of Millions To Save A Few Million

I-5 Bridge over Skagit River; image @GuardianLV

I-5 Bridge over Skagit River; image @GuardianLV

The collapse of the I-5 bridge over the Skagit River Thursday night is a sign of a failing infrastructure. A Republican-led filibuster killed the presidents $60 billion infrastructure bill, the latest of a series of failures to invest in this nations infrastructure. With the new collapse, we also have numbers to show how much the “fiscally conservatives” are actually saving from the government budget, and it is not a savings at all.