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Obama to call for $53B for high-speed rail – Yahoo! News

Well, this is interesting.

Be ready to be called”socialist,” “communist,” “fascist,” or whatever name the highway, trucking, airline cartel can throw at us. Remember, they have high speed rail in EUROPE and CHINA. Case closed.

Sarah Palin will explode. Glen Beck’s head will spin around like that girl in The Exorcist.

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is calling for a six-year, $53 billion investment in high-speed rail, as he seeks to use infrastructure spending to jumpstart job creation.

Obama to call for $53B for high-speed rail – Yahoo! News.

Filed under: Passenger Rail Politics, Passenger Rail Transportatio Policy, United States High Speed Rail

4 Responses

  1. Andrew in Ezo says:

    $53 billion over six years for HSR, while $58 billion is spent on highways in just one year. Of course none of the teabaggers and their ilk are complainin’ bout that…

  2. Thomas C. says:

    about damn time somebody got HSR in motion!

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