Joe Sullivan and his ensemble (featuring Joe Turner on vocals) perform Low Down Dirty Shame.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
"DC Metro Almost Suffered A Head-On Collision Over A Lunch Break":
A dispute over a train operator’s lunch break led to a recent “near miss” head-on collision in the subway tunnels of the D.C. Metro.Who's the patron saint of riders stuck with incompetently-run subways? I may need to start offering up prayers.
Patrick Lavin, Metro’s chief safety officer, revealed details of the July 5 incident that led to the train operator’s termination. Addressing the D.C. Metro board Thursday, Lavin detailed the egregious safety violations that almost injured two workers and placed passenger trains on the same track. Lavin said the operator got into a dispute with his superiors about a lunch break, apparently wanting to take it at a station where he could get better food...
Don Surber makes a good point (as he so frequently does): "Throughout her life, the press gave Hillary a pass. Now she pays for that lifelong free ride by being unprepared for this campaign."
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Talk about money down the drain:
On Monday, state banks in Bolivia, Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador, Uruguay, Paraguay and Costa Rica, all members of the Latin American Reserve Fund, approved a three-year-loan of $482 million for Venezuela's central bank.