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Had Congress Not Caved To Lobbyists, Last Week’s Train Derailment Might Not Have Happened (Video)

Had Congress Not Caved To Lobbyists, Last Week’s Train Derailment Might Not Have Happened (Video)

The train derailment accident last week in DuPont, Washington that killed three people never should have happened. Federal investigators reported the Amtrak Cascades passenger train was traveling 80 mph into a 30 mph bend enroute to Portland when it derailed and plunged into traffic on an interstate near Tacoma. In addition to the three dead, […]

Former NBA Player Etan Thomas Goes In On Racist Woman On Amtrak

Former NBA Player Etan Thomas Goes In On Racist Woman On Amtrak

People of color are faced with microaggressions every day. Sometimes racism is so blatant that it strikes a cord in your spirit and you have to respond. Former NBA player Etan Thomas had the game on the court during his tenure with the Washington Wizards. According to The Root he showed he still has game […]

Wingnuts Suggest Philly Derailment Happened Because Engineer May Have Been Gay

Wingnuts Suggest Philly Derailment Happened Because Engineer May Have Been Gay

In the 48 hours since a horrific Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia, a couple of prominent wingnuts have popped up to suggest that this disaster happened because engineer Brandon Bostian may have been gay. First up–longtime right-wing provocateur Charles C. Johnson. After spending a good part of the day wondering if the engineer was black […]