Despite honest, bi-partisan leadership over 40 years, despite an amazing transformation from a manufacturing-based economy to a service and innovation economy, despite keeping the Pacers and luring the Colts, Indianapolis faces the seeming inevitable decline that has overtaken so many Midwestern cities.
How would a train-like bus benefit more than a very small portion of the community? Is it equitable to charge someone for a service they likely never will use or for that matter even see? I just do not get it.
Both George H.W. and George W. left office unpopular and in bad economic times. The mainstream media had done its work well, pinning the economic and geopolitical situations at the time of their departures to the lapels of Jeb’s brother and his father before him.
Millennials are getting older, pairing off, even having a first then a second child, and discovering what their parents and grandparents discovered: a single-family home in a safe neighborhood with strong schools is where they wish to raise their children.
In the case of HIP 2.0, both the Obama and Pence administrations felt their compromise was a small price to pay for the larger goal of insuring more people. But once a deal is done, let’s keep it done.