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.
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“Where do we get the vaccine?” — Vicki McKenna Well, lookie here. Look, look, look who is getting tuff on crime. It’s the Dick and Jane of the Madison Common Council attempting to play Batman and Robin. Alders Matt Phair … Continue reading
Bad boys, bad boys Whatcha gonna do, whatcha gonna do When they come for you? Madison, be prepared to sing along as we welcome the blue surge. Police Chief Mike Koval announced today a round-up of up to 60 people … Continue reading
Did we say the worm has turned? (Oh yes we did!) Madison alders and their enablers are turning away from harassing Police Chief Mike Koval, suspending the micro-managing and second-guessing of his sworn police officers, and toning down accusations of … Continue reading
Congratulations, Madison! On the 2nd day of August, a little more than halfway through the year, we have managed to tie the record number of homicides in a single calendar year (10) with five months left to go! Number 10 … Continue reading
Police Chief Mike Koval is the brightest political figure in Madison who doesn’t work at the state capitol. Putting out the day’s police log via his on-line blog is genius in a bottle. He had been sending the recap to … Continue reading
… but she’s pretty steamed! “Neighbors, I am trying so hard to be patient. What’s been going on in our city has me pretty steamed. While the further east side of Madison is by far the safest residential area in … Continue reading