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Tom Toles

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  1. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, 11 months ago

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/dr-gridlock/wp/2013/08/14/silver-line-test-train-derails/

  2. mikefive

    mikefive said, 11 months ago

    “The train’s front axle left the track after hitting a derailer,….”.

    What? You’re kidding!

  3. ARodney

    ARodney said, 11 months ago

    As opposed to the airplanes in San Francisco and Alabama? Trains are safer, especially when tested, than any road in America. Just as the Americans with Disabilities Act is much safer and cheaper than the GOP “status quo” plan.

  4. Newenglandah

    Newenglandah said, 11 months ago

    @PAJ

    It takes money to run a train system, PAJ. Republicans (who currently control the House) have been refusing to fund Amtrak for decades.

    Try riding a train in Europe. A world of difference from the aging poorly maintained trains here in the US.

  5. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    @Omnius

    you want to see a train system run by republicans? Look at CSX, Southern, Union Pacific, Santa Fe…….They run for profit and generally do.

    Public transportation? Not so much.

  6. CharlieTuba

    CharlieTuba GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    I can see that is not the LA Metro Silver Line. That one is a special bus line.

  7. Enoki

    Enoki said, 11 months ago

    Something else needs a bullet… The people who forced this project through!

  8. Justice22

    Justice22 said, 11 months ago

    A man failure, not mechanical.

  9. jack75287

    jack75287 said, 11 months ago

    Again Tom most of your readers don’t care about the Washington Metro.

  10. Ruff

    Ruff GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    @Ionizer

    That Kool-Aid reference is getting a little worn. Time to retire it.

  11. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, 11 months ago

    @DespisedbytheLeft

    “Republicans don’t propose boondoggles which bankrupt us”

    Does the phrase “Shock and Awe” strike a familiar note?

  12. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    Republicans privatize it and give the no bid contracts to their friends who keep all the profits and charge the taxpayers for their loses.

  13. pirate227

    pirate227 said, 11 months ago

    So, the train went a little further than it was supposed to at 5 mph… let’s scrap the whole line…

  14. Newenglandah

    Newenglandah said, 11 months ago

    Apologies to PAJ. I meant to reply to Omnius.

  15. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 11 months ago

    @David

    But moving at just 5 MPH?

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