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Unformatted text preview: between the haves and the have-nots becomes greater and greater. Probably that's correlated to
social distance. Social isolation for a group of folks in poverty not only robs them of positive role models, but also
feeds the sense of hopelessness. You'd be a pessimist too is everyone you knew and interacted with on a daily basis
was scrounging for survival today. And of course desperation can lead to crime and anti-social activities such as turning
to drug dealing to make a living. Contention 4: Solvency
USFG investment key to a national high-speed rail network – SQ is outdated behind other
Hart, director of government relations at Quarles & Brady, and vice president of government affairs for the US
High Speed Rail Association, May 23, 2012 [Politico, Thomas, Jr., “High Speed Rail’s Many Benefits,”
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0512/76682_Page2.html, Accessed 6/1/12] SM
Even as Congress looks into a new surface transportation bill, U.S. transportation systems confront daunting
challenges of overcrowding and disrepair. Delays and waste cost the nation more than $100 billion per yea...
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