Lisa Benson by Lisa Benson

Lisa Benson

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  1. exoticdoc2

    exoticdoc2 said, almost 3 years ago

    Thankfully one judge was found with enough sense to try to put a stop to this horrible debacle. Brown and the Obamanation must be related given they both have such a penchant for idiotic, impractical, hopeless ideas.

  2. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, almost 3 years ago

    Spend, spend, spend…….The Liberal Playbook.

  3. Jase99

    Jase99 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    @ConserveGov

    How much did the deficit lower the years when the Republicans controlled Congress and the White House? Oh, that’s right. It didn’t lower, it still went up. Funny how that works.

  4. Enoki

    Enoki said, almost 3 years ago

    Oh, California’s Democrat politicians in Sacramento just voted themselves a big fat raise too!

  5. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, almost 3 years ago

    Excellent comment, Michael. Thank you.
    Another factor that impedes travel by train is that freight gets priority over people in many areas causing passenger trains to have to wait on sections where only one train can travel at a time. It is sad so much rail was converted to suburbs. The heavy rail of yesterday could have been the light rail of today, giving millions access to a quick and easy ride to jobs and cities.
    Keep up the good work, sir.
    Sincerely,
    C.

  6. Enoki

    Enoki said, almost 3 years ago

    Too bad PBS’s example was TOTALLY IRRELEVANT!

    Let’s change the experiment a bit. Now we have 30 kids who live at 30 different random locations within 10 miles of the school such that no two locations are adjacent.

    Now the POV excells at delivering the kids while the train can’t do it at all.

    Transportation efficency is not primarily based on energy efficency so the PBS example is rendered IRRELEVANT.

    High density urban living also makes poor sense in a world with the internet and electronics. It causes increased pollution, increased urban heat island effect, increases dependency rather than independence, and limits personal choice.

    A better model is something like Frank Lloyd Wright’s Broadacres Estate model with a semi-homogeneous landscape of smaller towns that are relatively self-supporting.
    Couple that with cheap energy… which for the near future is best met by nuclear and hydrogen not sunshine and whirlygigs. It also eliminates trains for passenger service, eliminates the need for most larger expensive public tranist systems and even the POV for most local trips.

    The high urban density model with centralized public transit is so obsolete an industrial revolution model. We live in the electronics age and should realize that the future is not in copying the 19th Century.

  7. nate9279

    nate9279 said, almost 3 years ago

    Oh, Lisa, just get it over with and ask Jerry Brown out on a date. He’s in every one of your toons. He’ll probably call you Linda a lot, but otherwise, he’ll make you a better woman.

  8. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, almost 3 years ago

    You repeat a frequent comment of mine, Nantucket. Whenever rail is discussed, I reveal my strong belief in that system of travel for man and products. Thank you for adding another voice on this important topic.
    Sincerely,
    C.

  9. artistdavid

    artistdavid said, almost 3 years ago

    @exoticdoc2

    Thankyou ! Exotic Doc - Truth Teller!

  10. Zuhlamon

    Zuhlamon GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    @ConserveGov

    Spend, spend, spend…….The Liberal Playbook.
    .
    We know how much you hate liberals (and half the population), but they had nothing to do with it. It was approved by the voters in a state-wide proposition. The wording on that proposition, pushed by conservatives, left the funding in limbo. So find some other issue to push your liberal-bashing BS.

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