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Megan McArdle: Does maglev make sense?

It’s hard to see how to develop the Northeast Corridor without building more mass transit. Air travel — well, I don’t need to tell you what air travel is like these days.

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Saul E. Kerpelman: Better to get it right, than get it done (access required)

As a practicing trial attorney and frequent aspirant to review by our state’s highest court, I had mixed emotions regarding the “speedy opinions” portion of The Daily Record’s recent article on “The chief’s first year,” as well as an editorial praising the accomplishment of her goal for this year.

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Noah Smith: All things being inequal no way to go

In an old Jackie Chan movie, our hero is being stalked by an opponent too big and tough to be fazed by kicks and punches. Retreating to a barn, Chan hurls every object he can think of in his assailant’s direction, including half a dozen eggs.

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