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Pooka Fey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-29-07 07:45 AM
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17. Yes, there is a shocking lack of empathy in today's culture. n/t
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  -Amtrak passenger booted off train found alive.. Ghost in the Machine  Jun-29-07 06:25 AM   #0 
  - I hope he sues Amtrak  malaise   Jun-29-07 06:26 AM   #1 
  - Reading the article the train waited for police to arrive. They were there already, but he bolted  kikiek   Jun-29-07 07:29 AM   #13 
     - There are no "two sides" to dumping a vulnerable human being in the forest PERIOD  Pooka Fey   Jun-29-07 08:54 AM   #20 
        - Reading your response I can see why you think running from the cops was the right thing to do.  kikiek   Jun-29-07 09:04 AM   #21 
        - Right, you said there was another side to the story - therefore he MIGHT have had it coming to him  Pooka Fey   Jun-29-07 09:31 AM   #28 
           - You're dead on about the Los Angeles bit.  Sequoia   Jun-29-07 12:17 PM   #45 
        - actually he was threatening other passengers and employees  YOY   Jun-29-07 10:12 AM   #34 
           - Link please? Where in the original article does it state he was threatening other passengers?  Pooka Fey   Jun-29-07 11:01 AM   #37 
              - Amtrak internal buzz around the office in DC (HQ)  YOY   Jun-29-07 11:20 AM   #38 
                 - This is such an indictment of America.  Pooka Fey   Jun-29-07 11:37 AM   #39 
                    - You buy the liquor and take it back to your seat. You don't drink it in the dining car usually  YOY   Jun-29-07 12:00 PM   #40 
                       - Yeah, you're right. He might have been drunk, so fuck the prick. Dump his ass wherever.  Pooka Fey   Jun-29-07 12:19 PM   #46 
                          - Yeah you're right he might not have hurt another passenger and they would never sue us  YOY   Jun-29-07 09:41 PM   #62 
  - Thanks for that good news- I really feared he wouldn't be! nm  dicksteele   Jun-29-07 06:26 AM   #2 
  - Cool....He's gonna own a train  youngdem   Jun-29-07 06:29 AM   #3 
  - So true n/t  ellacott   Jun-29-07 06:33 AM   #4 
  - The police were there  YOY   Jun-29-07 10:18 AM   #35 
     - Sounds like YOU don't know what you are talking about  youngdem   Jun-29-07 02:18 PM   #53 
     - Why attack Amtrak?  YOY   Jun-29-07 09:43 PM   #63 
     - It doesn't matter  tkmorris   Jun-29-07 03:48 PM   #58 
  - Finally . . . some good news. Wonder if he'll change the name  Vinca   Jun-29-07 06:33 AM   #5 
  - One of the very strange things about this...(pic of Williams AZ)  Atman   Jun-29-07 06:39 AM   #6 
  - they called police and waited til they arrived  frogcycle   Jun-29-07 07:18 AM   #11 
     - I recently went through two weeks of hell because of my diabetes.  Ladyhawk   Jun-29-07 09:08 AM   #23 
        - thanks for your comments  frogcycle   Jun-29-07 09:30 AM   #27 
  - Thank goodness. I really feared the worst.  Totally Committed   Jun-29-07 06:41 AM   #7 
  - When I was a kid and some one was having a fit  symbolman   Jun-29-07 06:47 AM   #8 
  - You just said it all and more. What happened and just when did it  Decruiter   Jun-29-07 07:37 AM   #15 
  - Yes, there is a shocking lack of empathy in today's culture. n/t  Pooka Fey   Jun-29-07 07:45 AM   #17 
  - On the train to Florida the big mean Amtrak lady threatened to throw these  soothsayer   Jun-29-07 07:01 AM   #9 
  - hmmm... a black man and a jewish couple......  Lerkfish   Jun-29-07 07:06 AM   #10 
     - And the Amtrak lady was a big strapping blonde brunhilde type...!  soothsayer   Jun-29-07 07:41 AM   #16 
  - Thank God  ellie   Jun-29-07 07:25 AM   #12 
  - Thank you for the good news.  NaturalHigh   Jun-29-07 07:33 AM   #14 
  - They called the cops and told him that they would pick him up  YOY   Jun-29-07 10:09 AM   #31 
  - Thank the gods -- Amtrak is very lucky the man isn't dead or in a coma  LostinVA   Jun-29-07 07:46 AM   #18 
  - Oh, thank goodness!  tblue37   Jun-29-07 08:36 AM   #19 
  - So glad the man was found alive.  cat_girl25   Jun-29-07 09:07 AM   #22 
  - Oh, thank goodness.  myrna minx   Jun-29-07 09:09 AM   #24 
  - What concerns me  GardeningGal   Jun-29-07 09:17 AM   #25 
  - Thank goodness--and thank goodness he went to the Flag hospital, not Kingman. nt  blondeatlast   Jun-29-07 09:19 AM   #26 
  - I have personal experience with the Amtrak staff  ginnyinWI   Jun-29-07 09:55 AM   #29 
  - As a contractor for Amtrak I will say two things. Many of you have misconceptions galore  YOY   Jun-29-07 10:04 AM   #30 
  - It's apparent you did not read the story  IDemo   Jun-29-07 01:10 PM   #50 
  - It's apparent that you think we haven't been talking about it  YOY   Jun-29-07 09:39 PM   #60 
  - He wasn't drunk. May you never be cursed with taking insulin to survive. Geez. nt  blondeatlast   Jun-29-07 02:18 PM   #54 
  - So you were there?  YOY   Jun-29-07 09:40 PM   #61 
  - Kinda surreal...happening a lot lately. No discussion and certainly no room for  kikiek   Jun-29-07 03:24 PM   #57 
  - I don't recall ever hearing about people in dabetic shock being confused  1monster   Jun-29-07 10:10 AM   #32 
  - They have, I ran into this 40 yrs ago, diabetic in the store  uppityperson   Jun-29-07 12:10 PM   #41 
  - TASER is the first thing that comes to mind.  Kingshakabobo   Jun-29-07 12:17 PM   #44 
  - ever see Steel Magnolias?  bleedingheart   Jun-29-07 12:23 PM   #47 
  - My Mom was a diabetic, when she would go into  dogday   Jun-29-07 02:21 PM   #55 
  - thank goodness.  BlooInBloo   Jun-29-07 10:11 AM   #33 
  - Good!  Solly Mack   Jun-29-07 10:46 AM   #36 
  - another bit from another article, link here...Conductor waited with him  uppityperson   Jun-29-07 12:13 PM   #42 
  - Well, it appears the "left him alone in the woods" story didn't actually happen.  Kingshakabobo   Jun-29-07 12:36 PM   #49 
  - HALLELUIA!!  Rosemary2205   Jun-29-07 12:13 PM   #43 
  - Thank you - I was hoping this story would have a good ending  RamboLiberal   Jun-29-07 12:24 PM   #48 
  - The ignorance about diabetic insulin shock is pathetic  IDemo   Jun-29-07 02:03 PM   #51 
     - A very wise nurse told my family once, regardless of my symptoms,  blondeatlast   Jun-29-07 02:17 PM   #52 
     - You are so right!  Zookeeper   Jun-29-07 02:26 PM   #56 
        - I was a police dispatcher at one time and never aired poss drunk driver reports  kikiek   Jun-29-07 07:32 PM   #59 

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