Critique of Midwest Rail Plan

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Critique of Midwest Rail Plan

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Reporting that not much improvement with lot of money spent.

https://www.cato.org/blog/midwest-rail- ... NXgodBYXtI
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Cato is known to be slightly biased on such things.

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Everyone is biased. Even if you saw a news piece covered straight which is almost never.
Just choosing which stories to cover and not cover shows a bias.

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"Federal funds also included $370 million to buy 88 passenger cars and 21 locomotives. So far, only four cars and one locomotive have been delivered. Basically, the states wasted $3.5 billion."

The article is dated November 23, 2021.
They are using outdated data from last year to justify this years article.
Just one instance of their bias, using outdated data to support their opinion.

"The vision of the Cato Institute is to create free, open, and civil societies founded on libertarian principles."
Their own statement about their bias.

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