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Now for Something Really Stupid

John Seiler: Except for those getting the cash, just about every analyst of the California High-Speed Rail Authority says it’s a boondoggle. Dan Walters summed it up: It’s rare for any human endeavor to achieve perfection, but California’s High-Speed Rail Authority has done it

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Feds Wasted Most of $17 Bil. CA Stimulus

JULY 20, 2011 By JOHN SEILER How did the federal government actually spend the 2009 stimulus money in California? In March 2009 the California Legislative Analyst made a study of proposed spending on the officially named American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. But

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LAO Rings Death Knell for High-Speed Rail

APRIL 11, 2011 By JOHN SEILER The high-speed choo-choo is dead. A new report by the Legislative Analyst effectively drives a silver railroad spike through its heart. In 2008, voters passed Proposition 1A, the grandiloquently named Safe, Reliable High-Speed Passenger Train

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