DC Blogs Noted

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Where’s My Sitcom explains why you don’t want to live inside the Beltway, and then reconsiders.

The Dumping Ground discusses blame for the Monday Red Line crash. Conclusion: underfunding, resulting in funds that should be used for capital improvements being used to keep the system operating.  Greater Greater Washington is quoted in the Dumping Ground’s post; as well as discussing the funding issues, GGW’s post discusses automatic train features, train speed, and the NTSB recommendations. Why I Hate DC takes a different perspectiveCity Girl DC writes about her emotions following the crash and has questions, which (the questions, not the emotions) Farm Fresh Meat discusses, considering the train operator’s sight lines and the crash site.  Dmbosstone compares Iran election tweets to Red Line Crash tweets.*

Penn Quarter Living notes that the Smithsonian Folk Life Festival began yesterday, and expresses especial enthusiasm for the bands playing in the Las Americas section.

Positively Present considers barriers to happiness and techniques for how to be happy.

FamousDC writes an open letter to South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford.

The demise of ClearPass due to “lack of funding from a senior creditor” really irks Catch Up Lady who has to “fly out of the hell hole that is Dulles Airport” very soon.

*This reminds the author of this post of another DC Blogs contributing editor, who will remain anonymous, saying “I’m a grownup. I don’t tweet.” Did you tweet on Monday, June 21st? Just wondering.

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