|Los Angeles to San Francisco: $59|
Hey, did you know Southwest will fly you from LA to San Francisco for $59?
Sure you did. Now the hard part, the math part. Do you know how many of those airline tickets you could buy for $43 billion? That's right: over 728 million tickets. That's over 364 million round trips.
So why are we taxing ourselves to build this bullet? Does anyone really want to go to Bakersfield at all, much less by train?
I'd like to propose an alternative public works project, one that is shovel-ready, has zero environmental impact, and could produce a tremendous return on the investment. Here goes:
Plus, now that you mention it, I suppose it could help secure the border from illegal immigration.