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“Wimpy” Highway Funding?

Posted on: July 2nd, 2014 by Karine Parker No Comments

Famous Popeye Character Now Writing Highway Funding Proposals Those of us over a certain age are likely to remember J. Wellington Wimpy, the Popeye comic-strip character more widely known as “Wimpy.” Perhaps one of the earliest pop culture characters to have his own catch phrase, Wimpy’s favorite line was, “I’ll gladly pay you Tuesday for […]

President Roosevelt: no credit where credit is due

Posted on: April 15th, 2013 by Gary Bricken No Comments

Truckers today owe a great deal of gratitude to a man whose vision largely shaped the roads we drive on.  While President Eisenhower is credited with establishing our modern network of interstate highways, it was President Franklin Delano Roosevelt who had the vision for the modern highway system. Roosevelt also guided Congress and the states […]