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Spain passenger train derails, killing at least 35

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Papillon

Sacramento, CA

#1 Jul 25, 2013
ANOTHER MUSLIM ACT OF TERRORISM ??????

We know that they specialize in mass destruction and mass murder.

Is political correctness concealing the truth - AGAIN ???
chisholm

Columbus, OH

#2 Jul 25, 2013
Papillon wrote:
ANOTHER MUSLIM ACT OF TERRORISM ??????
We know that they specialize in mass destruction and mass murder.
Is political correctness concealing the truth - AGAIN ???
Terrorists specialize in those things not "Muslims." And when you get some evidence, let us know. Random speculation doesn't help a situation like this.

Maybe some sympathy for the victims, instead of just exploiting their suffering?
DC Cop

Washington, DC

#3 Jul 25, 2013
Don't worry. CNN is still on Day 4 of non-stop royal baby coverage.
DanCollins888

Tacoma, WA

#4 Jul 25, 2013
Papillon wrote:
ANOTHER MUSLIM ACT OF TERRORISM ??????
We know that they specialize in mass destruction and mass murder.
Is political correctness concealing the truth - AGAIN ???
For all we know the controls were tampered with. What engineer in his right mind would travel that fast "knowing" the curve was coming-up, and "why" didn't "central control" contact the engineer prior to the crash?

Goes to show Obama's high-speed rail project [via tornado and hurricane alley] might not be a really good idea.
Lamer

Norwalk, OH

#5 Jul 25, 2013
Hardly terrorism. Spain updated its old tracks and then added new tracks for high speed trains. Those high speed trains are typically controled by computers so they know when to slow down.

To save $$, spain decided to merge the slow old tracks with the high speed new tracks. Meaning that you now have a person rather than computer whom is responsible for slowing the train down when merging onto older tracks.

Where the crash happened, the train was going 190 KM/H when the speed on those old tracks was around90 KM/H.

Here is a vid from the crash:
&fe ature=youtu.be
chisholm

Columbus, OH

#6 Jul 25, 2013
DanCollins888 wrote:
<quoted text>
For all we know the controls were tampered with. What engineer in his right mind would travel that fast "knowing" the curve was coming-up, and "why" didn't "central control" contact the engineer prior to the crash?
Goes to show Obama's high-speed rail project [via tornado and hurricane alley] might not be a really good idea.
For all you know, they WEREN'T. And Spain has high speed trains which work very well, but this wasn't one.

Leave it to certan posters to drag Obama into every single thread, though..
chisholm

Columbus, OH

#7 Jul 25, 2013
Lamer wrote:
Hardly terrorism. Spain updated its old tracks and then added new tracks for high speed trains. Those high speed trains are typically controled by computers so they know when to slow down.
To save $$, spain decided to merge the slow old tracks with the high speed new tracks. Meaning that you now have a person rather than computer whom is responsible for slowing the train down when merging onto older tracks.
Where the crash happened, the train was going 190 KM/H when the speed on those old tracks was around90 KM/H.
Here is a vid from the crash:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =ytHe8aJyjfkXX&feature=you tu.be
Thanks, very helpful and informative post!
DanCollins888

Tacoma, WA

#8 Jul 25, 2013
chisholm wrote:
<quoted text>
For all you know, they WEREN'T. And Spain has high speed trains which work very well, but this wasn't one.
Leave it to certan posters to drag Obama into every single thread, though..
Obama has his nose into everything. Look at everything...threads leading to Obama are there.

Still and all I did not see in your comical comment any reference "you" support Obama's high-speed rail system.
Sheik Yerbouti

Doylestown, PA

#10 Jul 25, 2013
DanCollins888 wrote:
<quoted text>
Obama has his nose into everything. Look at everything...threads leading to Obama are there.
Still and all I did not see in your comical comment any reference "you" support Obama's high-speed rail system.
I knew it was only a matter of time before some right wing vermin blamed this on obama!! Ignorant morons!!
Papillon

Sacramento, CA

#12 Jul 27, 2013
chisholm wrote:
<quoted text>
Terrorists specialize in those things not "Muslims." And when you get some evidence, let us know. Random speculation doesn't help a situation like this.
Maybe some sympathy for the victims, instead of just exploiting their suffering?
Yes, we feel sorry for the victims and their families, without a doubt. It was a great tragedy.

But ......
.... Muslims/Islam have become synonymous with worldwide terrorism !!!
When people (except for liberals) think of one, they automatically think of the other.
It's a fact of life since 9/11.

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