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It should come as no surprise that Union Pacific, which has long opposed high speed rail, is continuing to wage war against the California project. They gave their anti-HSR comments to the LA Times so that the paper would run a story critical of the project. Ralph Vartabedian, the biased anti-HSR reporter at the LA […]

Oct 29th, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized

I had a feeling the LA Times’ Ralph Vartabedian would be a problem for the HSR project last month when he tried to scare Californians out of building a better future. He’s at it again in today’s Times, casting the bullet train as a Godzilla monster out to destroy Bakersfield. The problem here is that, […]

Oct 23rd, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized

The question regarding private financing for high speed rail in California has typically been “when?” and not “if?” A recent article in the LA Times suggests the answer may be much less clear: Investors may not be willing to back the state’s bullet train project until after it begins operating, the California High-Speed Rail Authority […]

Oct 19th, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized

I’m sure you’ve all seen the latest economic numbers. Zero jobs were created in August. Europe is in full-fledged crisis. The New York Times reports we are on the verge of a double-dip recession. To the extent we ever did exit the 2007-09 recession, it was solely due to the stimulus package that President Barack […]

Sep 7th, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized