Trump to announce pulling out of Paris Climate Accord this afternoon.

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  1. API

    API Political Action Forum Moderator Flyway Manager

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    Don't know that, but gouge says about AMTRAK ...
    Its not clear whether they make a profit or not, but they apparently get a government subsidy that has recently averaged about $1.4B annually.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amtrak
     
  2. Bear

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    There's that $billion+ government subsidy thingy again.
     
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    For that money they should have heaters to melt the snow so they dont get stuck in bum ***** ND in the winter.lol
     
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    lax and stump like this.
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    What's the temperature going to be opening day for Texas Early Teal in September?

    Too hard to predict...just guess...right?

    Well how can they accurately predict temperatures to within 2-3 degrees 80-100 years from now?
     
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    Supposedly the government has pumped $44 billion ($70 billion adjusted for inflation) into Amtrak since the 1970's. According to what sources you believe Amtrak has not made a profit since it's been running.
    I'd say that's a lot in the way of subsidies.
     
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    Attack, USPS, healthcare any more boindaggles
     
  7. Bear

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    Does anyone even know why AMTRAK was established?
     
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    I don't even think the government really knows.
    Amtrak was basically a last ditch effort to keep passenger rail service alive in this country, all the passenger lines by the late 1960's were essentially going bankrupt and if Amtrak wasn't created passenger rail service would probably have gone the way of the DoDo bird.
    Think the Government should have let things fall as they might, we would have probably gotten a lot more out of the money if it was spent on highways and airports.
     
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    Fox, this evening, has a follow the money on bogus climate change donation charities. Don't know which show. I was told by someone else.

    I'll try to find out which show and let y'all know. So far no luck.
     
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    The Next Revolution on Fox. The last half of the show. Repeats tonight at 11:00 PM Central. Segment on the show is called The Swamp Watch.
     

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