Regional-transit effort deserves your...

Regional-transit effort deserves your support

There are 4 comments on the The Santa Fe New Mexican story from Oct 8, 2008, titled Regional-transit effort deserves your support. In it, The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that:

On the same ballot by which we'll choose our state's five presidential electors, as well as a new senator, a new representative and in some cases a new Public Regulation Commissioner, New Mexicans will find the ...

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“Orwell said this would happen.”

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#1 Oct 9, 2008
This from the ediitorial: "Yes, Gov. Bill Richardson said there'd be no local taxes to run the Rail Runner Express into town from Albuquerque and Belén. But politicians of both parties have been known to lie through their teeth about "no new taxes," so what's new?"

Followed by this: "For now, we have to trust district officials."

We know they lie, but we should trust them anyway? Great suggestion. No thanks, New Mexican. Instead, I think I'll vote "No" on low density mass transit.
Bill in Sani Flush

United States

#2 Oct 9, 2008
Got my NO vote! Really inspired me.
Maybe I can find a couple of dead friends to help with the vote.Seems a lot of dead folks were polled that support $bill!
T C Gage

Albuquerque, NM

#3 Oct 9, 2008
It's like giving a beautiful brand new car as a birthday gift. Making a huge production as you hand over the keys and then leaving the payment book on the kitchen counter as you leave.
E Hoffman

Pleasanton, CA

#4 Oct 16, 2008
I checked the NCRTD bus schedule today and a visit to another community for "real work," i.e., over an hour at the destination, appears to require an overnight stay. That should help the motel/hotel and restaurant industry if folks can afford to make the "free" trip.

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