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There are two things that should come as no surprise to anyone reading this blog. First, Californians support high speed rail. Second, Ralph Vartabedian does not. Vartabedian has a rather whiny article up at the LA Times today complaining that high speed rail is not a factor in this fall’s statewide election: Neither Brown nor […]

Oct 28th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

It’s really unfortunate that more members of the media don’t call out people like Jeff Denham when they make misleading statements like this: Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.) said that if California can’t find $55 billion its high-speed rail project is a “pipe dream.” “The California High Speed Rail Authority faces a $55 billion funding gap […]

Aug 15th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Roger Rudick has a great post up at Streetsblog LA slamming the Los Angeles Times for their pervasive anti-HSR bias. He goes over the disreputable record of Ralph Vartabedian, who has been offering a textbook example of biased reporting in his anti-HSR articles over the years. But Rudick also takes to task that silly op-ed […]

Jun 18th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

This op-ed from LA Times editorial writer Karin Klein is one of the most appalling things I’ve read in a very long time. She uses the news of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet slowly collapsing to argue against funding high speed rail. No, seriously. This has to be seen to be believed: It has to […]

May 13th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized