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Karl-Thomas Musselman
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As a rail proponent, I encourage you to vote NO on Prop 1 in Austin. I know that sounds crazy, but it's the right thing to do if you care about there being a future for rail in Austin beyond the first (and likely last) leg if this is the way we approach it. 
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I never thought I'd say it, but this plan just isn't worth it.
Some die-hard public transit supporters say Austin’s 9.5 mile, $1.38 billion urban rail proposal is misguided, too expensive, and follows a poorly traveled
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Can you imagine playing a single video game for 10 years? One man did. And it helped him imagine something else: a bleak, war-ravaged future version of Earth.
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Go Maxey! I'm early voting for you. 
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Earlier this month, there was yet another lengthy public debate about Upworthy, the two-year-old publisher that has become one of the most popular sites on Facebook due to its knack for overselling...
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Austin's "MetroRapid" buses are larger and, let's be honest, nicer than your typical bus. They've got more doors, for one, which makes for faster loading
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It's missing the country that probably needs it most.
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Alternative. Urbanist. Progressive. Democrat.
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A native of Fredericksburg, a resident of Austin, and citizen of Texas.
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    Government/Geography, 2003 - 2006
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