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Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Rage with the machine

Posted By on 06.11.08 at 01:30 PM

Problem: Obama owes various debts to the local machine.

Problem: The CTA is totally screwed up.

Solution: President Obama throws some Keynesian dough at public transportation. Maybe "solution" is the wrong word, but "making lemons out of lemonade" might suffice.

Also: This Trib article from 1987 on the '77 CTA disaster is interesting.

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