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606. Rules are Rules!

Don’t ever let common sense get in the way of a
Government Regulation.
IT’S WORTH CONSIDERING
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 Governmental Regulations.

The Bad news: The train stopped with the hot wheel over a wooden bridge with creosote ties and trusses. When crew tried to explain to higher-ups they needed to move the train, they were instructed not to move the train because Federal Regulations prohibit moving the train when a part is defective.

Well okee-dokey then, and the pictures tell the rest.

As always the Government knows what is best for us
Train 1Train 2Train 3
REMEMBER, RULES ARE RULES!
Don’t ever let common sense get in the way of a
Government Regulation.

And now they decide your health care!

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