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January 05, 2012

From Triumph To Triumph: California Board Puts Kibosh On High-Speed Rail Boondoggle, As Economically Retarded

Their word. They actually said that. The report really said, "economically retarded."

No it didn't.

But in that one moment of doubt, a million possibilities existed. I created those possibilities. You're welcome.

No but actually the panel seems to think this is a boondoggle for some vague reasons.

The group, which exists by state law and was directed by the California State Legislature to conduct the report, concluded that “moving ahead on the [High-Speed Rail] project without credible sources of adequate funding, without a definitive business model, without a strategy to maximize the independent utility and value to the state, and without appropriate management resources, represents an immense financial risk on the part of the state of California.”

As Spinal Tap said of the detailed criticism of their albums: "Yeah, but that's just nit-picking, isn't it?"

Now this will not be the final word. Independent commissions like this, after all, merely represent the interest of tax-paying citizens, or, in ObamaWorld, the people who don't matter who cling bitterly to their children's future.

Barack Obama

Tony Stark's got nothin' on him.


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