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Transportation secretary Ray LaHood has announced another two billion dollars of taxpayer money will go to what the administration calls high speed -- -- brings the total to thirteen billion dollars fifteen states 22 projects get the money he is my -- What a waste how many times do we have to watch -- -- money go down the government to.
First of all high speed rail is a misnomer out.
In the northeast trains may repeat may achieve speeds of a 150 miles -- but only on -- twenty mile stretch of track.
800 million dollars will go to Amtrak to improve service.
New York Governor Cuomo wants 297.
Million to improve a rail traffic.
Choke point in Queens.
Is this high speed -- Or is it another subsidy for the already heavily subsidized on wildly unprofitable passenger rail system.
Don't forget Davis -- That's the law that mandates union sky -- all welcome federal contracts so we the taxpayers of America will be paying top dollar up to build the latest boondoggle and if you pay taxes in the fifteen states getting these projects watch out.
Because -- we're paying even more down the road when the inevitable cost overruns all build.
To the states and that tax cuts.
It is just another expensive giveaway by a financially.
Irresponsible but ministry.
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