Locker Room’s Julie Gilstrap bullet points Gov. Pat McCrory’s funding options for North Carolina’s transportation needs. Options include borrowed money, taxes, fees, etc. But something’s missing:

What’s conspicuous by its absence is almost any mention of saving money elsewhere, cutting spending in other parts of the budget, or reducing spending on transportation.

The Conspicuous Absence is hovers over pretty much every government spending debate, especially talk about how elimination of the business privilege tax is ‘big city hating.’