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    Tin foil hatter loses it.

    Anyone know this guy/ I think he posted here for a while.

    This would have been a sight to see, I really hope some cctv camera somewhere picked it up.

    Investigators arrested a California train engineer Tuesday after he allegedly derailed a train in a bid to crash into the USNS Mercy, the hospital ship treating non-COVID-19 patients at the Port of Los Angeles to lessen the burden on area hospitals, prosecutors said.

    Eduardo Moreno, 44, was expected to appear in court Wednesday for arraignment on train wrecking charges.


    Around 1 p.m. Tuesday, Moreno allegedly ran the train at full speed off the end of the tracks near the Navy medical boat, smashing through several concrete and chain barriers, before sliding through a parking lot nearly 250 yards from the Mercy, according to the criminal complaint.


    No one was injured and the boat wasn't damaged, however, the train leaked a substantial amount of fuel, the complaint said.




    A California Highway Patrol officer caught Moreno as he allegedly tried to escape from the scene, according to the complaint. Moreno allegedly told officers and FBI investigators that he deliberately derailed the train because he was suspicious of the Mercy's intentions and thought it was actually part of a government takeover, the complaint said.


    "Moreno stated that he acted alone and had not pre-planned the attempted attack," according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Central District of California. "While admitting to intentionally derailing and crashing the train, he said he knew it would bring media attention and 'people could see for themselves,' referring to the Mercy."


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    In an interview with FBI agents, Moreno stated that "he did it out of the desire to ‘wake people up,’" according to the complaint.


    Investigators are still reviewing surveillance footage from the scene, including inside the locomotive.
    Engineer tried to crash train into USNS Mercy in Los Angeles: Feds - ABC News

    Here's what I don't understand,
    he was suspicious of the Mercy's intentions and thought it was actually part of a government takeover,
    'Government takeover'?
    Who does he think the government's going to takeover FROM?
    The government's sent a ship to takeover from themselves??
    They took over last election.
    "In my professional assessment as an intelligence officer, Trump has a reflexive, defensive, monumentally narcissistic personality, for whom the facts and national interest are irrelevant, and the only thing that counts is whatever gives personal advantage and directs attention to himself."

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    Probably Alex Jones or another whackjob follower.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Cujo View Post
    Here's what I don't understand,

    'Government takeover'?
    Who does he think the government's going to takeover FROM?
    The people, probably. (Americans - "the people" fighting governmental tyranny?)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neverna View Post
    The people, probably. (Americans - "the people" fighting governmental tyranny?)
    The irony.
    Not realizing that their common existence is firmly implanted along these lines, anyway.
    ....and perfectly accepted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neverna View Post
    The people, probably. (Americans - "the people" fighting governmental tyranny?)
    Yeah, but he thinks the government are going to take over ...what?? They already have.

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    Maybe he thought the gubmint was going to take away his.... er ... trains.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cujo View Post
    Yeah, but he thinks the government are going to take over ...what?? They already have.
    You're looking for logic from . . . <insert description here>



    (Cleverly using Klondyke's methods)

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    Fuck em! They'll never take me alive...






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    Nice knife, ceramic?

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    That's classified...

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    Quote Originally Posted by harrybarracuda View Post
    Maybe he thought the gubmint was going to take away his.... er
    corn syrup and opiods

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    As there could be no logical reason for a train to ever overshoot its tracks with or without buffers, surely the tech is available to fix up an auto-brake or some other system that physically prevents a train from approaching the end of its track at a speed that would allow it to overshoot. Whatever the expense, the cost of a single accident makes it cheap.

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    US trains still use mid-twentieth century tech. Those safety features are probably found on Japanese or European trains.

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