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Meet the Mother Jones staffer who thinks the bullet train is nuts

There are bullet-train apostates among California Democrats, starting with Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, and bullet-train fans among state GOPers, starting with Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin. But by and large, the bullet-train debate in the Golden State is a partisan affair.

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LAT’s Vartabedian, Skelton leave LAT editorial board looking silly

When it comes to the bullet train, The Los Angeles Times’ editorial page has been left to look foolish — by its own reporter and columnist. Nexis shows no L.A. Times’ editorials on the topic for more than two years.

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No, Sac Bee, bullet train doesn’t have moral high ground 8

April 6, 2013 By Chris Reed The Sacramento Bee’s editorial Friday lambasting House Republicans for opposing using borrowed federal money to build California’s bullet train was noteworthy for its tone. The Bee editorial board seems to be under the deluded

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Bullet train: Is L.A. Times’ beat reporter ashamed of edit page? 9

March 28, 2013 By Chris Reed There’s been quite a bit of good reporting done on the bullet-train fiasco. Mike Rosenberg of the San Jose Mercury-News and Lance Williams of California Watch jump to mind. But Ralph Vartabedian of the

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