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
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
The ease of transporting people and goods across the country was an enormous factor in what made the United States one of the greatest countries in the world. It fostered commerce and employment. It created a middle class outside of city centers... More
Answered By: Left Hook - 2/10/2011
Additional Answers (16)
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
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Local Positions Open in Your Area. Hiring Now - Apply Today!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Get Your Degree Online Sooner than You Think. Financial Aid Options
Other Career Questions
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.