Monthly Archives: May 2015

Swatting

Swatting in NJ

 

Swatting has been around for some time now and it is being done more often as it is reported more in the media. Before I go any further here is a good definition from Wikipedia on Swatting, “is the act of tricking an emergency service (via such means as hoaxing a 9-1-1 dispatcher) into dispatching an emergency response based on the false report of an ongoing critical incident.” Continue reading Swatting

I want it now!

Want it Now!

 

I want it now! Have you heard someone say that phrase recently and thought wow they do not want to wait for anything anymore! Well it is happening more and more. People are becoming used to the idea of instant information and instant answers. Even the news programs are expecting all the facts to be released instantaneously after some event has happened. Continue reading I want it now!

Explosive oil is passing thru New Jersey!

Shale oil exploding tank cars and burning

 

Explosive oil is passing thru New Jersey! Trains are going through New Jersey all the time with tank cars carrying oil from the shale oil country that is extremely explosive. Yes, I said explosive and I am talking about unrefined oil not gasoline or diesel fuel! Most of this oil is either Bakken crude or Tar Oil from Canada and it is a very volatile petroleum oil.

  Continue reading Explosive oil is passing thru New Jersey!

Has Congress been too cheap on passenger train safety?

Philadelphia Amtrak Accident 2015

Congress has been very cheap in keeping our passenger rail lines running. The train wreck that happened in Philadelphia this past week might have been prevented if the funding for Positive Train Control (PTC) had been adequate, instead of lukewarm. Continue reading Has Congress been too cheap on passenger train safety?