Infrastructure - Politicians often campaign on and justify increasing taxes in order to fix roads and bridges and sometimes public transit, like trains and buses. Whenever you hear 'infrastructure', you should ask "If current taxes were sufficient to build and maintain the infrastructure, what happened that forced the government to suddenly increase taxes to maintain it?"

 

NYC spent over $900,000,000 on 'infrastructure' last year, and they are expecting their dept. of Transportation to spend over a billion dollars this year, yet their roads remain the worst in the US. Government convinces naive people that they need an ever-increasing amount of money in order to fix roads, yet roads never improve.