May 15, 2015 3:27 pm -


Rep. John Mica called Amtrak a “third world rail system…run in a Soviet-style operation” this morning on CNN. Yes, you read that right. A member of the federal government called his own government’s management of our passenger rail system in this country a “Soviet-style operation.” “There’s no question the United States has a third-world rail system.…


D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

7 responses to Florida Congressman: Amtrak Is A ‘Soviet-Style Operation’

  1. allison1050 May 15th, 2015 at 4:25 pm


  2. Suzanne McFly May 15th, 2015 at 4:30 pm

    Is there a cure for hyperbole? It seems the entire right wing is in desperate need of a remedy.

    • fahvel May 16th, 2015 at 4:47 am

      you can’t even find a parking space for hyperbole.

  3. Hirightnow May 15th, 2015 at 5:25 pm

    I do so wish that I had a running daily bet that some politician from my state would say something stupid…
    I’d be set for life.

  4. rhzszm May 15th, 2015 at 5:25 pm

    Rep Mica is 100% right.

    “Cost-saving” public transportation would never be solvent without taxpayer subsidy.

  5. StoneyCurtisll May 15th, 2015 at 5:32 pm

    There must be something in the water down in Florida..
    Sure seems to be a lot of people with issues of sanity.

  6. robert May 16th, 2015 at 5:27 am

    Amtrak has been broke for years

    mica seems to be recovering from his drug addiction but i have no idea where russia plays into this ?

    it must be a side affect