Did the Democrats cave? It certainly looks that way as the temporary funding bill passes the Senate by a vote of 81-18. President Trump will certainly be eager to sign any bill which gives the public the impression that he won a fight.
On many occasions, my commute has been affected by accidental deaths and suicides on the Tri-Rail tracks. But today’s experience was the first time I was on the train that struck and killed someone. According to my count, today's death was the 7th of 2017.
I'm reminded again today that there are people out there with much bigger problems than my own. A little before 7am this morning, my wife dropped me off at the train station like she does on most weekday mornings. The train headed north as usual, but the conductor alerted us that we needed to find [...]