Trump’s Top Ten Fake News Awards
- Via Anne of Althouse. The L.A. Times reports:The estimated cost of building 119 miles of bullet train track in [California’s] Central Valley has jumped to $10.6 billion, an increase of $2.8 billion from the current budget and up from about $6 billion originally.
The new calculation takes into account a number of intractable problems encountered by the state rail agency. It raises profoundly difficult questions about how the state will complete what is considered the nation’s largest infrastructure project with the existing funding sources….
The sobering news about the cost increases was long forewarned, though rail authority Chairman Dan Richard has consistently rejected those warnings. About a year ago, the Federal Railroad Administration issued a secret risk analysis that said costs were rising sharply and could hit $9.5 to $10 billion. When The Times disclosed the warning, Richard downplayed the analysis….
Evers leads the pack with an 18-point lead
It’s Evers (29%), Vinehout (11%) and Soglin (10%) in the first publicly-released survey of the Democratic primary for governor, conducted by Public Policy Polling.
Category Archives: Race
Now observing 46 straight days without a credible allegation Why are we not surprised? The answer is, because we can connect the dots: from the hate and violence of hip hop and gangsta rap …. to the cop bashing of … Continue reading
UPDATE: County Board to meet tonight (11-21-17) to reconsider fees, including the $28 wheel tax, and the tax levy but NOT the county jail. More here. Monday’s regularly scheduled meeting was continually disrupted by the 75 to 80 people in … Continue reading
‘You can’t ask … decent citizens who want to maintain the safety and dignity of their neighborhood to carry the load’
But first: Random thoughts on a No Packers Sunday, the first day of frost, Fall 2017. Not sure I’d watch if there was a game. Not because of kneeling but because of no Aaron Rodgers. Quotes of the Week “All … Continue reading
Supervisor Mike Willett of Verona is one of the few left on the Dane County Board with the courage to fight back against the identity politics that has turned cops and courts into the bad guys. Is even the smaller, … Continue reading
Tell us, Don Pardo, who is today’s “Housing, not Handcuffs” winner? Squire David, today’s Derail the Jail poster boy is Cornelius Britton, age 21, for (allegedly) deliberately luring a cop to Russett Road on Madison’s southwest side on October 6 … Continue reading
‘Seriously, block his ass!’ (That ass being the Squire’s) Isthmus reporter Dylan Brogan is a reliably liberal voice but he committed some journalism earlier this month and got played The Race Card for his efforts. The incident is a Little Red … Continue reading