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Sunday, February 20, 2011

Rail: A Thing Of The Past


John Stossell writes this piece about high speed rail not being economical or environmental ...

Rail: A Thing Of The Past

From the article:

"[Once again] government regulation blocks progress. Laws in every state right now require a person to be in control of the wheel. Our legal system hurts too: Even if driverless cars have fewer accidents, lawyers will blame the few that do occur on the car maker.

So are politicians pushing reform of our outdated driving laws to help robot cars reduce congestion? Of course not. Obama – who, to his credit, now says we need to cut some parts of government – says high-speed rail is one thing that needs more funding."

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