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Tea Party Says Don't Build Light Rail, It Might Attract Terrorists

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The Georgia Tea Party has come up with a novel reason for opposing a regional transportation tax that will pay for a light rail project: It might become a terrorist target. Chairman J.D. Van Brink explains: "Now, if we have a more decentralized mass transit system using buses, if the terrorists blow up a single bus, we can work around that. When they blow up a rail, that just brings the system to a grinding halt. So how much security are we going to have on this rail system, and how much will it cost?" ... Read the full story on TreeHugger





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