Billions for BurgersOctober 29, 2012 @ 1:05 pm
In Amtrak snack cars, hamburgers go for $9.75 but cost taxpayers $16 thanks to lavish labor contracts. Does it really make sense to borrow nearly a billion dollars more from China to subsidize burgers and fries for Joe Biden and other Amtrak passengers?
Meanwhile, we'll waste another $16 billion in the next 10 years to finance useless new rail projects like the unpopular commuter line in Honolulu. With spending up 71 percent more than inflation since 1992, the federal money express has become a runaway train.
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