Hey bud! Actually, if you press Control+F to "find" all instances of the word "corporation" in this entire thread, the only time the word is used is when you say it.
The original post mentions nothing of corporations...it does however mention private vs. gov't ownership of future and existing roads.
In your $70/wk scenario to get to work on the only road, don't you think that your employer may be upset that his workers are unable to attend work because they can't afford the tolls?
You seem to be operating under several flawed assumptions like:
1. Private road owners can only mean high tolls
2. Private road ownership can only be by corporations, not adjacent landowners who don't own corporations or businesses, not charities, not co-ops of land owners who actually travel the road...just greedy corporations interested in charging above market rates
3. All public roads will be sold to corporations
4. No public roads will ever exist
5. By selling off roads to private entities, perpetual monopolies will be created
What I have trouble with is being forced to pay for something I don't want, don't need, and don't benefit one iota from. Let's just say the one road to your work was in my town. Why should I have to contribute towards the road that you and your employer use exclusively? Shouldn't you and your employer pay for that road?
Why do I have to pay for hundreds of rural roads and highways which I never or will never use? The answer: I shouldn't be forced to pay for anything, especially something I don't want, need, or use.
The people who want to travel somewhere are the ones who should foot the bill for the roads to get them there. Those travelers and destinations should not be able to use government force to require that everyone help them make the road that only they will benefit from.
When everyone owns something, no one owns it. It kind of reminds me of the story about the four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody.
There was an important job to be done, and Everybody was asked to do it. Everybody was sure Somebody would do it. Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it. Somebody got angry about that, because it was Everybody's job. Everybody thought Anybody could do it, but Nobody realized that Everybody wouldn't do it. It ended up that Everybody blamed Somebody when Nobody did what Anybody could have done.
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