High speed investments in sacrifice

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February 10, 2011
by Timothy J Taylor  
Posted in Commentary

"Vice President Joe Biden recently announced that $53 billion will be spent by the federal government over the next six years, on top of $10.5 billion already spent, to promote construction of a national high-speed, intercity passenger rail network. The president said in his State of the Union address that he wants to give 80 percent of Americans access to high-speed rail within 25 years. This, apparently is the Obama administration’s answer to cutting federal spending -- Amtrak on steroids." (02/10/11)


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