Path of high-speed rail worries California farmers

Full story: Red Bluff Daily News

FRESNO California's ambitious plan for high-speed trains is drawing sharp criticism from San Joaquin Valley farmers who fear the project would carve their property into useless pieces, disrupt their work and drive down land values.
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Al Reine

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Jan 18, 2011
 

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Who in their right head would ride this: Taxing; Pork High Speed Train, that will cost Billions of legal tax payers money ?? For what ? Illegal Farm Workers ! and then a contract with CHINA to build the train to help Bankrupt California and America ! This is nothing more then Elected Officals spending, and Wasting Tax Payers Money !! A Fast High Spped Train for Mexican Illegals ! Look at the population, in these cities.
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Jan 19, 2011
 
You sound just about as educated as the normal person from Nevada. Everything costs money, but a high speed rail that would go across and up and down California would cut emissions greatly as well as free up valuable road space. It would employ thousands of workers and be just another step in Californias already leading "green" efforts. Go back to the Craps tables and put it on Boxcars idiot.

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California wrote:
You sound just about as educated as the normal person from Nevada. Everything costs money, but a high speed rail that would go across and up and down California would cut emissions greatly as well as free up valuable road space. It would employ thousands of workers and be just another step in Californias already leading "green" efforts. Go back to the Craps tables and put it on Boxcars idiot.
Who is going to use it??
Drive any freeway any morning and look at all of the single people driving a car…..
Most could carpool……..But they don’t…….
People want their private cars…….
Oh Really

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California wrote:
You sound just about as educated as the normal person from Nevada. Everything costs money, but a high speed rail that would go across and up and down California would cut emissions greatly as well as free up valuable road space. It would employ thousands of workers and be just another step in Californias already leading "green" efforts. Go back to the Craps tables and put it on Boxcars idiot.
"You sound just about as educated as the normal person from Nevada." Hey slick - Fully engage brain before opening your mouth, Nevada City is in California!

This high speed train will be just like the rest of the green wienes dreams, a bottomless money pit and when completed no one will use it. People won't ride when their lives will be endanger buy the train thugs. Have you been around public transportation lately?
Mr fare

Oroville, CA

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Jan 19, 2011
 
Its sad that when you own your land that someone could come in high power and make decisions on land you own. I don't have the answer some will take the the money others will fight to the end. I say if its there land leave them alone they should be able to pass it down or sell if they chose. Good luck until then they can shove it deep were the sun don't shine.
loltoo

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Jan 20, 2011
 
This is silly..

By the time anything gets done in California, the farmers will be long gone and their heirs will have sold the land for more houses and shopping centers..

Why worry about things which will not happen??
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Jan 20, 2011
 
loltoo wrote:
This is silly..
By the time anything gets done in California, the farmers will be long gone and their heirs will have sold the land for more houses and shopping centers..
Why worry about things which will not happen??
Really... So were just gonna forget about the tens and possibly hundreds of thousands of houses sitting on the market in california and build more?
LookB4Upost

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Jan 20, 2011
 
California wrote:
You sound just about as educated as the normal person from Nevada. Everything costs money, but a high speed rail that would go across and up and down California would cut emissions greatly as well as free up valuable road space. It would employ thousands of workers and be just another step in Californias already leading "green" efforts. Go back to the Craps tables and put it on Boxcars idiot.
Check the address again. Nevada city is in California......Who exactly is the idiot?
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Jan 21, 2011
 
High speed rail is a scam, for government insider contractors from Spain.

More corruption.

Another reason to FLUSH the system

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