High-Speed Rail Critics Question President Obama's $53 Billion Plan

Did Will Rogers get it wrong? The humorist once quipped that America would be the first nation to go to the poor house in an automobile. No, say critics of high-speed rail, we'll be going there on a very fast train instead -- at least if the Obama administration has its way. Earlier this week, Vice President Joe Biden announced that the administration, in the budget it submits to Congress Feb. 14, will seek $53 billion to build a European-style high-speed rail network. In the first year of a...Full Story
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