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April 16, 2010


"Don't ask how this happened. You don't want to know."

This is astonishing coming from a professional reporter. I always thought the press was supposed to uncover the furtive dealings of government, not conspire to conceal them.

I don't know the details of what happened. I suspect a payoff was made to the rail lines by developers, as you also hinted in your recent post on the trail. Not illegal but distasteful. But this is USA 2010 -- bribes in all forms seems to be standard operating procedure everywhere.
That comment was my lame attempt to be funny.

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