Robert at CAHSR has more.
Finally, the rail haters have been beaten back into their gas guzzling SUVs.
Every modern country supports their national rail system. Just ask the people stranded in Manhattan during the week of 9/11 how important Amtrak is to America. I was one of them.
The notion that Amtrak is supposed to be completely self-sustaining and require no federal subsidies is Republican hogwash.
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Veto Proof Amtrak Bill Through
Via Greendem's Kos Diary.