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leftofthedial Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-19-08 10:49 AM
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  -Krugman: "Stranded in Suburbia" El Pinko  May-19-08 09:03 AM   #0 
  - And Germany has a public transportation infrastructure that puts ours to shame....  marmar   May-19-08 09:07 AM   #1 
  - and MUCH denser population  leftofthedial   May-19-08 09:09 AM   #2 
     - True....but if you look at the US in regions.  marmar   May-19-08 09:14 AM   #3 
     - well  NewJeffCT   May-19-08 09:17 AM   #5 
     - no argument  leftofthedial   May-19-08 10:48 AM   #13 
     - Not really  izquierdista   May-19-08 09:32 AM   #7 
        - buh dum dum ....  leftofthedial   May-19-08 10:49 AM   #14 
  - Ah cities and towns, complete with walkable, useful centers and farmland on the outskirts  BeyondGeography   May-19-08 09:15 AM   #4 
  - Mr Krugman said the C word....class  ikojo   May-19-08 09:25 AM   #6 
  - Amtrak in California waits for freight trains  Ichingcarpenter   May-19-08 09:44 AM   #8 
  - Notice also  izquierdista   May-19-08 09:55 AM   #9 
  - I've traveled on both- for example California from the Central Coast to LA  Ichingcarpenter   May-19-08 10:07 AM   #10 
  - Actually... NS is privately owned now :(  comtec   May-19-08 10:21 AM   #11 
  - Actually, the Diesel vs. Electric comparison is a lot more subtle than that.  Tesha   May-19-08 11:37 AM   #15 
     - Actually, you'll have to research this more  izquierdista   May-19-08 01:12 PM   #21 
        - Unfortunately for you, "all of Europe" *DOESN'T* run on electricity.  Tesha   May-19-08 01:37 PM   #23 
  - California is bigger than most European countries  Retrograde   May-19-08 11:42 AM   #17 
  - that's not really true  paulk   May-19-08 12:30 PM   #19 
     - I also worked as a cabbie that relied on the train station  Ichingcarpenter   May-19-08 01:00 PM   #20 
        - yeah, the LA area is kind of unique  paulk   May-19-08 01:29 PM   #22 
  - A lot of Germans drive BMW and Mercedes sedans.  krabigirl   May-19-08 10:37 AM   #12 
     - Far more of them are turbo-diesels, though.  Tesha   May-19-08 11:39 AM   #16 
     - It would depend on the model  muriel_volestrangler   May-19-08 12:13 PM   #18 

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