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Why Freight Rail Pays and Passenger Trains Flunk

JC, if Mr Barone had written an article about Global Warming and I had been expressing opinions about Global Warming in response to it THEN I might be inclined to read to the URL you provide and argue with you about Global Warming. But that is not what anybody is talking about here!! And Anemia is most fundamentally a deficit of Red Blood Cells. Hemoglobin/Iron deficiency is a common and major consequence of Anemia, but it is not the definition of Anemia.
Colonialgirl Wrote: Apr 01, 2013 4:27 PM
And as usual a liberal has his nose up his own nether orifice and cant tell that he's an idiot that spews NOTHING but left wing chicken poo.
FlamingLiberalMultiCulturalist Wrote: Apr 01, 2013 2:35 PM
"Sorry, but all argument has to start with you being a useful idiot..."

See, this is also kind of why I don't bother...
Forty years ago, American railroads were in trouble. The Penn Central, the largest railroad, had recently gone bankrupt.

American freight rail was technologically obsolescent and hamstrung by union rules and government rate regulation. American passenger rail was unprofitable and unreliable.

Freight rail was losing business to trucking firms. Passenger rail was losing out to cars on the new interstate highways and airplanes on long routes.

The past 40 years have seen a laboratory experiment on how to revive railroads. Government has gotten out of freight rail, while passenger rail has become largely a public sector function.

We've had a chance to...