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High-speed rail hearing draws hundreds

Original post made on Nov 21, 2011

Critics and supporters of California's proposed high-speed rail system faced off Tuesday in Palo Alto over a $98.5 billion question: Is the voter-approved project a desperately needed job engine or an out-of-control boondoggle that needs to be stopped?

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Posted by Whatchu talkin bout Willis?
a resident of Jackson Park
on Nov 21, 2011 at 2:55 pm

"the Transcontinental Railroad and Golden Gate Bridge, which were built, respectively, during the Great Recession and the Civil War."

The transcontinental railroad was built since 2008 and the GGB was built 150 years ago?