Posts Tagged ‘Transportation’

Stumping for Waste: Amtrak Subsidies Become a Campaign Issue


Wednesday September 12th, 2012   •   Posted by Lloyd Billingsley at 10:05am PDT   •   7 Comments

Last year 30 million passengers road Amtrak, which on September 10  announced monthly ridership records for the last 11 months. That should come as no surprise with gasoline above $4 a gallon in much of the country. But Amtrak bosses, doubtless looking for more federal handouts, left out a few realities. Last year Amtrak…
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Interest Payments on U.S. Government Debt Are on Track to Bankrupt America


Monday June 13th, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 2:20pm PDT   •   5 Comments

This video, “Brother, Can You Spare a Trillion? Government Gone Wild!”, has now had over 2.7 million views on YouTube. It summarizes the gigantic threat that U.S. government debt poses for America, with annual interest payments alone this year totaling more that all federal spending for the combined costs of the departments of Commerce,…
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Obama’s Transportation Infrastructure Plan Wastes $50 Billion


Thursday October 14th, 2010   •   Posted by Joshua Kaplan at 12:26am PDT   •   2 Comments

In this new article on United States transportation infrastructure and spending, Gabriel Roth explains the  wasteful spending endemic to the central planning approach taken to transportation.  Rather than a leaky bucket, Roth proposes using market forces based on local transportation needs: “President Obama’s recent announcement of a $50 billion ‘up-front investment’ for ‘renewing and…
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