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Posted 1 year ago on Dec. 31, 2012, 3:20 a.m. EST by outlawtumor (-162)
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A Government ban and confiscation of deadly "Assault" buses!!

LA GRANDE, Oregon – A tour bus careened through a guardrail along an icy Oregon highway and 100 feet down a steep embankment Sunday, killing nine people and injuring more than 20 others, authorities said. The charter bus carrying about 40 people lost control around 10:30 a.m. on snow- and ice-covered lanes of Interstate 84 in a rural area of eastern Oregon, according to the Oregon State Police. The bus crashed near the start of a 7-mile section of road that winds down a hill.

The Carrollton, Kentucky bus collision was one of the deadliest bus disasters in United States history. About 11:00 p.m. EDT on Saturday May 14, 1988, Larry Mahoney, a drunk driver in a pickup truck traveling in the wrong direction on an interstate highway in a rural, unincorporated area of Carroll County, Kentucky collided head-on with a gasoline-powered former school bus which was in use as a church bus. The initial crash was exacerbated when the gasoline from the ruptured fuel tank of the bus ignited immediately after impact, which also blocked the front loading door. Difficulties encountered by the victims attempting to evacuate the crowded bus quickly in the smoke and darkness through the only other designated exit, the rear emergency door, resulted in the death of 27 people and injured 34 of 67 passengers.

The World Wide Tours bus crash took place on March 12, 2011, resulting in the deaths of fifteen people. The crash took place before dawn at about 5:30 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the New England Thruway segment of Interstate 95 at the border between The Bronx and Westchester County, New York. The bus was returning to Chinatown, New York City from Mohegan Sun casino in Uncasville, Connecticut. The bus swerved and collided with a metal sign pole, which ripped through the bus and tore off most of its roof. Thirteen passengers were killed outright, two died at hospitals and the remaining 17 people on board, including the driver, were injured.

(Australian example of how deadly these "Assault" buses can be) The Grafton bus crash killed 21 people and injured 22 on the Pacific Highway on the North Coast of New South Wales near Grafton. At some time between 3:50 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. on Friday, 20 October 1989 a southbound semi-trailer truck carrying a load of tinned fruit juice veered onto the wrong side of the road and collided with a passenger bus travelling the other way. The bus was carrying forty-five passengers. The impact of the semi-trailer truck resulted in a penetration of the side of the bus, both spilling passengers onto the road as well as causing trauma for passengers within the bus interior. At the time, this crash was the worst in Australian road transport history in terms of number of deaths. The driver of the truck, who was among the dead, was found to have a high concentration of ephedrine in his blood, a stimulant similar in effect to the amphetamines. The concentration found was 80 times in excess of the normal therapeutic level, even for chronic users. It was subsequently found that the truck driver used ephedrine to stay awake and alert, a then common usage by long distance drivers.

In response to these outrageous tragedies should the Government ban and confiscate these deadly "Assault" buses????

After all the freedom to ride or to own a bus is not a Constitutionally guaranteed right and they seem to cause so much useless carnage and senseless death.

Demand a plan!! Before we have another Le Grande or Carrollton!!

Must see video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxRlpRcorEU

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[-] 2 points by quantumystic (1710) from Memphis, TN 1 year ago

no more fatigued drivers!

[-] 1 points by Shayneh (-482) 1 year ago

Apparently it's not that important to folks here when it comes to people dying on a bus because of some idiot who was speeding and caused the crash - I guess it's because he didn't use an "Assault Weapon"

Now if that happened, you would see headlines all over the place condeming that action.

Did you know 500 people died in the hands of violent people - stabbing people, shooting people, clubbing people to death in Chicago 2012.

Of course, that's not important either because an "Assault Weapon" was not used. These deaths don't mean anything to these folks for that reason alone. Now if they were all killed with an "Assault Weapon" it would be headline news.

Go figure -

[-] -1 points by outlawtumor (-162) 1 year ago

Yes,you are correct. They all serve to further the agenda of disarming ALL Americans. Anything short of that doesn't matter to them. This Newtown massacre is just a political vehicle to drive their anti-gun,pro-control agenda. They don't care about the people or the children. If they really did they would embrace the solutions presented by the NRA. Armed protection for our kids is the only way to stop these gun free zone massacres.

[-] 0 points by Shayneh (-482) 1 year ago

Well I agree that "armed protection for our kids" would probably work but I think it needs to be done in such a manner so that when a parent goes into the school there is no "armed guard" standing at the door.

It can be done discretely - undercover or conceal carry by a trained individual/individuals.

I don't want to see "armed guards" walking around in schools nor do I want to see them in other public places. We already have enough armed guards walking around our government buildings, office buildings and the like.

We need to deal with the real issue - mental violence.

Did you know that all the shootings that took place on school grounds were done by people who were "medicated" - what does that say about our society?

I think thats where the underlying problem is - gun ownership is not the problem -

[-] -1 points by outlawtumor (-162) 1 year ago

Yes,I do agree. Dealing with the REAL issues of mental health are the way to go. Unfortunately,that does not include the disarming of the American people so that solution will not gather traction with the MSM or Washington.

[-] 0 points by highlander (-163) 1 year ago

If the buses were smaller, say, holding only 15 instead of 50, then the number of deaths per crash would be lower. That would be noble. Who needs a 50-seat bus when you can carpool?

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[+] -6 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

I sincerely hope that you didn't breed.

[-] 0 points by outlawtumor (-162) 1 year ago

Stale quips aside,were you even able to focus your attention for long enough to watch the video?

[-] -2 points by outlawtumor (-162) 1 year ago

That was our hope for you but Occupy camps took their toll and I'm sure you have plenty of regrets.

[-] 0 points by VQkag2 (16478) 1 year ago

You're ignorant.

[-] -3 points by aville (-678) 1 year ago

people should be suing their parents for irresponsible behavior, as soon as your born, you're on your way to dying. how unfair.

[+] -7 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

We had hopes too. We had hopes that Koch whores like you would get off your knees.

[+] -4 points by DKAtoday (26862) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

A Brain Dead Post - Hey?

[+] -8 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

Yep.

[+] -8 points by DKAtoday (26862) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Nothing more to say then - Hey?

Well except - wishing you and yours a wonderful new year. {:-])

[+] -8 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

I'm sorry, DKA. I'm flipping between posts but now that's over with. Happy New Year back at you!

[+] -7 points by DKAtoday (26862) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Nothing to apologize for.

[+] -8 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

So much butt to kick and so little time.

[-] -3 points by outlawtumor (-162) 1 year ago

Start with kicking at least 1 butt. So far you haven't accomplished that yet.

[+] -8 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

It's actually quite easy. You and your cohorts are intellectually lazy.

[-] -1 points by outlawtumor (-162) 1 year ago

But you're not even intellectual,never mind being lazy.

[+] -7 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

Oh, I can out dance you on a bad day. You spend an awful lot of time spreading a lot of disinformation because you suck ass.

[-] -2 points by outlawtumor (-162) 1 year ago

Dancing? I'm sure you've got Pee Wee Herman beat and you also spend an awful lot of time on here blowing your own horn without ever making any music,just noise.

[+] -8 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

Actually, I spend a lot of time up here fucking with you and your ilk simply because you are Koch whores.

I am not going to pat you on your head for your stupidity.

[-] 0 points by outlawtumor (-162) 1 year ago

Thanks for providing more of the same and further validating what most all, already know.

[-] -1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

Yes. most all of us have accepted that you're an idiot.

Will you be retiring to FLAKESnews now?

[+] -8 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

You don't know shit and that is the problem. You don't even bother with the simplest of research.

[+] -7 points by DKAtoday (26862) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

LOL - pace yourself - I don't want you to pull a hamstring or sumthin.

[+] -8 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

I'm trying. It is hard though.

[+] -7 points by DKAtoday (26862) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

I know I know - just make sure you are properly warmed up. {:-])