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Old 09-18-2017, 11:50 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by slowmover View Post
The Chinese have passenger train service. Chinese roads don't cover the continent. Cars are local or regional. Easier to squeeze out ICE.

Had we made the same decision about train service circa 1946, and disallowed urban sprawl, cars wouldn't mean much here.
I have long said nothing has done more for real freedom in the USA than our roads, highways, and private automobiles, affordable and accessible to everyone. You can say people vote with their feet but in reality they vote with their wheels.
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