Tag: Tuesday

Clinton locks up Democratic Nomination

Bernie verses Hillary. For months we have seen it. For me, now it is over. Hillary Clinton has just won New Jersey. This basically seals the deal. For all those who supported Bernie Sanders,there is nothing to be sad about. He was a long shot, at best. His job was to pull Hillary to the left. He did that. I suspect that he will continue to the convention in order to keep Hillary from drifting to the right. From NYT: Hillary Clinton rolled up a huge victory margin in the New Jersey primary on Tuesday as she prepared to claim the

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News Roundup

* You knew this would happen. Two men opened fire on troops who were involved in the Jade Helm 15 War Games exercise. These two men are still at large. From MaddowBlog: * Momentum is on diplomacy’s side: “Today, three Democratic Senators came out for the Iran deal: Tim Kaine of Virginia, Bill Nelson of Florida, and Barbara Boxer of California. The math now looks increasingly difficult for the deal’s opponents.” * TPP isn’t dead yet: “Days after negotiators failed to wrap up an Asia trade agreement, Secretary of State John Kerry expressed confidence on Tuesday that the pact would be

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Amtrak Problem

An Amtrak train derailed this week. There were 8 deaths and over 200 injuries. Information is still being obtained, but what we do know is that the train was going over 100 mph into a turn. Amtrak is more of a VW bus (from the ’70s) than a sleek BMW when it comes to hugging the turns. This is sad and TOTALLY preventable. We need to spend money on infrastructure, including Amtrak. From TP: At least seven people died and 200 were injured in Tuesday’s Amtrak train crash in Philadelphia — even though technology exists that could have prevented the tragedy.

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