Monday's edition of the Columbus Dispatch noted this tidbit from James Beasley, director of ODOT, "ODOT is 'inundated with projects that cannot be funded in the foreseeable future.'"
So? Don't we all have projects -- ideas -- that are in need of funding? That is life in a world of scarcity. Yet, to the state official, the response is always additional taxes. They refuse to recognize the laws of economics when their looking to spend someone else's money.