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Shipper hypocrisy mocks regulatory history

Written by Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor

A recurring and intractable thread tying together railroad history is that when the choice has been between economic liberty and government intrusion, selecting the latter has repetitively discouraged capital investment, diminished service quality, adversely affected safety, and sooner than later caused hand-wringing among those most dependent on rail transportation.

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