Many denizens of Ratburger will be familiar with ZeroHedge — a financially-oriented website that buries occasional gems of information in a wide sea of anti-Western propaganda with possible Russian & Chinese connections. But it is worth taking the time to look at this ZeroHedge post:
Back in JFK’s day, when Democrats were Americans, there was a “Brain Drain” from Europe to the US because the US was where things could get done. These days, if one wants to travel on a commercial Magnetic Levitation train, one has to go to Shanghai. In the same time in which California has spent $Billions not building a high speed train, China has built a smooth working system spanning 15,000 miles. While Prime Minister Boris Johnson muses about some day building a 23-mile bridge from Scotland to Ireland, China has already built a 35-mile bridge/tunnel between Hong Kong & Macao.
Now Chinese entrepreneurs are introducing passenger-carrying drones. Why China instead of the US or Europe? Well, for one thing, China actually manufactures things. And for another, China has not sold its soul to lawyers and bureaucrats. To quote from the ZeroHedge article:
“At the moment, the most significant barrier to flying cars is regulation, especially in the US …“