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Do you think that the Republicans will block the High Speed Rail Project, or will they get on board with this?

I am really excited about this project, because it will create jobs in the Steel Industry, Plastics Industry, as well as Construction. Not to mention all of the local restaurants and other businesses that will benefit from this project taking place all over the country. I hope congress will get on board with this, no pun intended.

Asked By: - 2/10/2011
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Answered By: Left Hook - 2/10/2011
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America needs a choo choo train with nobody riding it like it needs a Marxist douche bag in the White House.
Answered By: Shovel Ready - 2/10/2011
 
I dunno what your talking about, but high speed rail project sounds cool! Chill pills all around?
Answered By: Alex - 2/10/2011
 
my problem is it will only benefit a few both in jobs and in use. Is it going to go through every town in the US? If not then why should we all pay for it.
Answered By: Kareem Abdulah Double Whoppa wit Cheese - 2/10/2011
 
no your a true bandwagon obama fan that is for sure
Answered By: Meatwad - 2/10/2011
 
We should all support this since Amtrak is such a huge success....oh wait.
Answered By: MADDOG - 2/10/2011
 
Japanese steel and Chinese trains won't help us much. Want a train? Find a way to save the money to build the d**n thing.
Answered By: Evil Independent - 2/10/2011
 
..too bad 80% of the American Steel and Plastic industries were regulated out of the country by 1998...
Answered By: u_bin_called - 2/10/2011
 
Republicans don't want people to work because jobless people vote for change (ie, new President), which means a vested interest in getting any new projects cut.
Answered By: John - 2/10/2011
 
I was REALLY looking forward to flying cars in 2010 - but high speed rail sounds exciting. I wonder if people went bananas when highways, canals and railroad systems were being built too or if its just a modern day conservative doofus move?
Answered By: Evilish-esque - 2/10/2011
 
I sure hope not. We can't afford it.
Answered By: chet elderson - 2/10/2011
 
They should block this project..it is yet another huge waste of taxpayer money.
Answered By: Romac - 2/10/2011
 
It's possible but I think the Republicans would prefer indications the project would be economically sound and is not just the wasting of $53 Billion for the S&G's of it (or just to say "See, we also have a High Speed Rail!"). Considering only 2 routes in the world ARE (when factoring capitalized costs), Dem's better... More
Answered By: Your Mamma - 2/10/2011
 
Why would anyone outside the NY/NJ area support a 53 billion dollar pork project. You libtards do know that it will only connect 2 states, you did know that right. Now fiqure the cost to spread it across the usa, and then think about the perpetual federal handouts to keep it going.
Answered By: Moth cannot be stopped - 2/10/2011
 
Why would anyone think Republicans would change their staus quo, obstructionist policy of the past 3 years, now?
Answered By: Will - 2/10/2011
 
You forgot to include that it will be just as successful as AmTrak, Conrail, The US Postal Service and on and on and on. If it is such a wonderful idea why aren't ant private companies wanting to do it instead of robbing more money from the taxpayers?
Answered By: John Molester - 2/10/2011
 
Whatever the government does, it does (very) poorly... More
Answered By: Міша - 2/10/2011
 
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