The idea that possible presidential candidate Mitch Daniels represents fiscal restraint sounds like hogwash to opponents of three pricey projects moving forward on his watch as governor of Indiana.
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Two visions of the future collided on the doorstep of my Indiana town, Bloomington, this past week. One was a bicycle rider on a rails-to-trails bikeway, the other a semi-trailer truck hurtling down an interstate.
Pressed for funds to cover the cost of building the controversial I-69 extension through southern Indiana, the state DOT wants to cut corners by running a causeway across a floodplain.
Like hundreds of other Hoosiers against running I-69 through the Patoka Refuge, I can't help but think that something more than soil is being eroded: our faith in democracy.
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