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  •  No I'm not involved in development. I am a (2+ / 0-)
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    RunawayRose, BenGoshi

    believer.

    I have ridden American trains with people from other counties.  They are incredulous and polite at the same time.  Telling them that a train 12 hours late is not unusual gets you the strangest expression.

    Health Care for Profit. More Profit less Health Care.

    by 88kathy on Sat Mar 06, 2010 at 06:04:59 AM PST

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    •  12 hours late? (2+ / 0-)
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      RunawayRose, 88kathy

      And you're not joking?

      Wow.

      \snark

      Better increase the subsidy for air travel...

      /snark

      Economic Left/Right: -7.38 Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -7.33 . "If you can find money to kill people, you can find money to help people"

      by wrights on Sat Mar 06, 2010 at 06:54:54 AM PST

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      •  The passenger trains share the tracks with (1+ / 0-)
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        RunawayRose

        freight trains.  They have a window of use, if they miss that time it serious delay.  Yes, 12 hours, I have experienced it.  Four hours is more normal.

        Health Care for Profit. More Profit less Health Care.

        by 88kathy on Sat Mar 06, 2010 at 07:16:09 AM PST

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