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Milton J. Madison - An American Refugee Now Living in China, Where Liberty is Ascending

Federalism, Free Markets and the Liberty To Let One's Mind Wander. I Am Very Worried About the Fate of Liberty in the USA, Where Government is Taking people's Lives ____________________________________________________________________________________________ "Extremism in defense of liberty is no vice. Tolerance in the face of tyranny is no virtue." -Barry Goldwater-

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Freight Trains Double Fuel Efficiency Since 1980 : Gas 2.0

Without government dictates, through competitive forces and the need to continuously become more efficient and effective, railroads in the US have increased fuel efficiency over the last 30 years by more than 100%. Why have they done this? In order to compete and to grow profits, railroads have invested in new technologies, such as software to move goods through their systems more efficiently and a host of other initiatives. Additionally, these efficiency measures also reduce the costs to consumers and other businesses of moving goods around.

This is what unfettered capitalism IS all about.

Freight Trains Double Fuel Efficiency Since 1980 : Gas 2.0


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