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‘Blazing Trains’ HSR plan resembles comedy Western

Jan. 7, 2013 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — In 1974 Mel Brooks produced a classic comedy about the construction of the railroad into the West. With California Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic politicians pushing forward to build a high-speed rail

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New High-Speed Rail biz plan crashes into reality

April 14, 2012 By Katy Grimes What a train wreck. Barreling down the tracks in one direction, on April 9 a congressional committee launched a probe California’s high-speed rail project over charges of conflicts of interest and questionable spending of federal dollars. 

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Cal Robs America for Rail Loot

John Seiler: I hope that the rest of America is happy that even more of its tax money will be robbed to pay for California’s High-Speed-Train-To-Nowhere-Boondoggle. Reports McClatchy: WASHINGTON — California’s high-speed rail plan will receive up to $624 million

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