Have you ever wondered why America since about the fact of the internet has essentially put up the closed sign and just sat around bitching? Well, I’ve done my share, both here, and in real life. But I know, and you know, it’s not really complicated. Edward Ring at American Greatness explains.
Between 2008 and 2019, China opened up 33 high-speed rail routes, connecting 39 major cities along four north-south and four east-west main lines. The 18,000-mile network runs trains at an average speed of around 200 miles per hour. By 2030, the Chinese expect to double the mileage of their high-speed rail network by expanding to eight north-south and eight east-west main lines. In less than 20 years, the Chinese have completely transformed their rail transportation network.
This is typical for the Chinese. China is also building three new airports—offshore. Dalian along the north coast opposite the…
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