Southwest LRT

Time to call in the fixers for Southwest LRT


An associate of mine with a rich background in politics says his favorite characters in the movie “Lincoln” are the “fixers.” This motley band of bagmen procured, with federal appointments, outright bribery and Honest Abe’s acquiescence, enough votes in Congress to send a proposed constitutional amendment outlawing slavery to the state legislatures in the waning days of the Civil War. It was enacted as the 13th Amendment a year later.


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