Sources: Calif. State Senate, Sen. Steinberg, DOT
quote: Are you actually trying to argue that the federal government does not have the authority to start wars?
quote: Article 1, Section 8 (on the powers of the federal government)To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water;Like it or not Congress VOTED to go to war in both Afghanistan and Iraq.
quote: You obviously never been to California or driven on it's highways which are grossly overcrowded and very narrow.
quote: California if you want a train, great. YOU build the goddamn thing and leave our tax dollars, those who don't live there, out of it.
quote: Why the fuck should I help pay for California's shortsightedness
quote: Check CA's return on every dollar of Federal tax taken out of the state; it's among the worst, if not THE worst, in the nation.
quote: In other words, the rest of the country profits more from CA than CA does the rest of the country.