Monday, September 6, 2010

Rules is Rules

I just can't help but compare Rules is Rules to the Democratic party. The President and his team will not move the train off the burning trestle! Doing so would be admitting failure and as we all know, only the Republican party makes mistakes.

The Good news:
It was a normal day in Sharon Springs, Kansas , when a Union Pacific crew boarded a loaded coal train for the long trek to Salina .

The Bad news:
Just a few miles into the trip a wheel bearing became overheated and melted, letting a metal support drop down and grind on the rail, creating white hot molten metal droppings spewing down to the rail.

The Good news:
A very alert crew noticed smoke about halfway back in the train and immediately stopped the train in compliance with the rules.

The Bad news:
The train stopped with the hot wheel over a wooden bridge with creosote ties and trusses.

The crew tried to explain this to Union Pacific higher-ups but were instructed not to move the train!

They were informed that Rules prohibited moving the train when a part was found to be defective!

REMEMBER, RULES IS RULES! (Don't ever let common sense get in the way of a good disaster ! )

I'm just saying,


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