quote: If you have $1T to pay for rail you should be spending it on the debt, or something else more important.
quote: And, unfortunately , neither would the train.
quote: America’s fastest and most reliable line, the north-eastern corridor’s Acela, averages a sluggish 70 miles per hour between Washington and Boston. The French TGV from Paris to Lyon, by contrast, runs at an average speed of 140mph.
quote: The reason it's so bad is because you guys don't pay enough taxes. Yes i know, cut spending and all. But even with cutting spending, you still need more taxes. Because you already spent too much while paying too little taxes.
quote: The French TGV from Paris to Lyon, by contrast, runs at an average speed of 140mph.