Traumatic Reminder of a Tragedy

Just over eight years ago, a Southwest Airlines flight from Las Vegas skidded off the runway at Burbank, through a metal blast wall, across a four-lane street and came to rest near a gas station.

This photo, along with the caption, serves as a stark reminder of what it was like that day:


(h/t some dude at Free Republic via God only knows who else)

Update: Speaking of tragedies and higher prices, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have joined forces to form one giant socialist. Discussion is still underway as to what name to give this newly conjoined uber-liberal mutation. It’s between “Hillrack Obinton” or “Ballary Clintama.”

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