Doctrinaire party politics is at risk of whether investment in level crossing safety is tremendous over-kill or whether the alternative political viewpoint is under-kill. The context is the divisions manifest in Minnesotan politics with the Republican majority in the house has proposed spending a one-off USD Five million whereas on the basis of analysis the State Governor of a Democrat persuasion has proposed an assessment of USD 33 million on railway companies for each of the nest ten years to address risks arising at level crossings.