Terror on Amtrak: a slow, not-friendly, screaming, laughing, smiling, lady with no name tag

I don't know what is funnier - the things Amtrak passengers whine about, or the way the complaints have been redacted as if they were state secrets.

In her what? C'mon, why won't Amtrak tell us?

I'm trying to imagine what was censored here. Sure there's more to it than "no snack car."

Finally, one that the censor with the black pen didn't catch, about a slow, not-friendly, screaming, laughing, smiling, lady with no name tag.

Muckrock has the full, 112-page report. Read the rest

"Once again, no history": Sen. Chuck Grassley's regular updates on the state of The History Channel

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley and I have something in common—we both loathe the distinct lack of history present on The History Channel. Since January, the Senator has posted multiple complaints about this problem on his Twitter account. Reading them, I feel a kindred spirit. (Via Pourmecoffee) Read the rest