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High-speed rail incompatible with current tracks

One reason the American South lost the Civil War was it had numerous incompatible railroad track systems, requiring supplies to be unloaded, then loaded again, for each different segment. By contrast, the Northern rail networks were more uniform, although not

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Jesse Jackson needs a history lesson on race and guns

Feb. 4, 2013 By John Seiler In an interview with the Wall Street Journal (YouTube below), Jesse Jackson said of defenders of the Second Amendment, “They’re fighting the government. This is a Confederate ideology. This is like serious [unintelligible] power

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Cap & Trade parasite bill signals civil war on business 24

May 31, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Speaker John A. Perez’s push of Assembly Bill 1532 through the State Assembly on Tuesday, May 29, signals a shift from regulation of air pollution to an outright civil war on business and industry

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Is Gov. Brown Saying Urban Riots OK? 3

APRIL 13, 2011 By WAYNE LUSVARDI Is Gov. Jerry Brown dangerously inferring that if he does not get his proposed state budget balanced high, urban riots are not only inevitable but permissible? On April 10, he spoke at the Reagan

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