"California High-Speed Rail—the Critics' Case"
Yesterday I linked to some potentially good news about Detroit . . .

"UNC professor blasts university and its athletic heroes in defense of Rashad McCants"

There's at least one UNC-CH professor who has some common sense.

"I'm struck by the profiles of those attacking Rashad McCants," Smith wrote in his email to me. "On the one hand, you have old-timers spouting off about their experiences in the 1960s, '70s or early '80s. These people haven't seen the inside of an academic support program in years, even decades. They don't have a clue what the program was like in 2005. Yet they hurl their venom at McCants – a player who had the guts to share his transcript on television, and who also had the guts to buck the tide while he was at UNC [an offense against ‘the family' for which he has never been forgiven].