Train in vain - Althouse: "Not even a busted fisc can stop Jerry Brown's train to nowhere." With less than half the cash needed to fund California's high-speed rail boondoggle, I'm getting the distinct impression that Jerry Brown's strategy is the same as Teddy Kennedy's sinkhole, the "Big Dig."
Step one: get the underfunded project started. Step two: go broke. Step three: beg the federal government for a bailout. Step four: Profit!