California Bullet Train on Track for Blue Disaster
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  • Corlyss

    “California’s high-speed rail project would be a bad idea in the best of times, but the state is handling it so poorly it almost seems like it’s trying to fail.”
    Sometimes you amaze me, WRM. You can’t seriously have EVER thought the bullet train was anything BUT a way to shovel money to Dem supporters, a la Obama’s many “green” schemes.

  • bigfire

    The point of this project is not to build anything. It’s government union jobs. Who care if nothing ever gets build, a lot of money is still wisely wasted on the right people.

  • Fat_Man

    “This project seems well on its way to becoming California’s Sagrada Família—130 years in the making and still unfinished”

    Taking a few centuries to complete the construction of the great Cathedral Churches of Europe is typical to their condition. As Gaudi the architect of Sagrada Familia said: “My client is not in a hurry.”

    The comparison between a great work of sacred art and a purely utilitarian object like a railroad is not apt.

    • M snow

      Right. At least Spain will have a nice cathedral some day.

  • jfb1138

    Sagrada Familia offers something wonderful to look at while it’s still under construction. A rail line? No so much.

  • Mogumbo Gono

    Criminal theft from the taxpaying public. As if we don’t already pay too much…

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