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Incapacitating Chemical Agents: Coming Soon To Local Law Enforcement?

I'm New Around Here Re:Fentanyl (130 comments)

Yes, insisting on using the exact derivative of fentanyl is being over pedantic.

6 hours ago
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NY Doctor Recently Back From West Africa Tests Positive For Ebola

I'm New Around Here Re:in favor of "space suits" (299 comments)

By the way, a hard hat does not protect against an I-beam that weighs several tons. If a cable breaks and the beam drops on your head, that plastic cap isn't going to save your life.

6 hours ago
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Incapacitating Chemical Agents: Coming Soon To Local Law Enforcement?

I'm New Around Here Re:Fentanyl (130 comments)

Yes, it was fentanyl. It kills by stopping the automatic breathing pattern. Victims suffocate.

My wife is on a low dose of it for her back pain. She used to be on a much higher dosage, and on bad days, I didn't sleep at night. I had to stay awake to shake her every few minutes to get her breathing again. But it did make the pain go away.

6 hours ago
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NY Doctor Recently Back From West Africa Tests Positive For Ebola

I'm New Around Here Re:my thoughts (299 comments)

:^)

It does sound like a nice place though.

12 hours ago
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Assange: Google Is Not What It Seems

I'm New Around Here Re:Good grief! (250 comments)

Really. I gave a short classroom lecture about Kevin Mitnick in one of my college classes. Back in 1997.

12 hours ago
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NY Doctor Recently Back From West Africa Tests Positive For Ebola

I'm New Around Here Re:my thoughts (299 comments)

Those bodily fluids would have to be encapsulated in something else, a vial for example, or they will dry up and the ebola will die in hours.

Then why is it so important to burn the bedsheets?

Seems like they could just let them dry, then wash them with the rest of the linens. The ebola virus is dead, right?

12 hours ago
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NY Doctor Recently Back From West Africa Tests Positive For Ebola

I'm New Around Here Re:my thoughts (299 comments)

No. They are afraid of lowering their literacy rate.

12 hours ago
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Preferred smartphone screen size?

I'm New Around Here Missing Option: (103 comments)

Whatever size my current phone has.

Really, does it matter that much that we need to break it down in half inch increments?

My current phone has the perfect size screen. If it was bigger, it wouldn't fit on the body of the phone.

End transmission.

12 hours ago
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Favorite clickbait hook?

I'm New Around Here Re: Click Here (238 comments)

This idiotic poll doesn't even have intelligent trolls lurking in it.

This is one of the stupidest, weakest attempts I've seen all week.

5 days ago
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Favorite clickbait hook?

I'm New Around Here Re:Click Here (238 comments)

My thoughts too.

I refuse to vote in these idiotic type ones. Hopefully a lower turnout will show how unwanted they are.

5 days ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

I'm New Around Here Re:Surprised? (463 comments)

Go be butthurt somewhere else.

You, with several others above, throw out a jab at a favorite whipping boy of the left, and act like only well thought out responses, with fully documented citations, are allowed.

Have a nice day.

about two weeks ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

I'm New Around Here Re:Seriously, the nurses have a point. (463 comments)

Flamebait??

I respond to someone who simply ignores the dozens of deaths at a 'non-private' hospital system, in a thread based on trashing the private hospital system.

These deaths are egregious in several ways:
1) They were purely for the profits of the hospital administrators, who got bonuses based on wait times.
2) The patients were not terminal when they were being initially processed. It was only after being ignored for months, by a 'non-private' hospital, that their problems overcame them.
3) The patients were the people who fought for their country, and sacrificed their good health. Many were from the era of the draft, and were forced to fight whether they wanted to or not.
4) For their service, their own government allowed them to be ignored for others' profits. Even though the current president campaigned on this exact issue, it was forgotten once the election was over.

For the record, it doesn't matter if the hospital if public or private. Incompetence and unprofessional work at all levels should be rooted out. Not buried or exposed simply for political games to support your own agenda.

about two weeks ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

I'm New Around Here Re:Surprised? (463 comments)

Considering I replied to a post that snarked we should "seal off Texas", I didn't think I needed to write a thesis paper.

about two weeks ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

I'm New Around Here Re:Surprised? (463 comments)

You do realize, for standard passenger travel, there is a system in place that keeps track of not only where someone starts, but where they travel to. A system that can be and is used to deny entry to persons you don't want in your country.

Or are you under the impression I'm talking about a naval blockade of a continent?

about two weeks ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

I'm New Around Here Re:Seriously, the nurses have a point. (463 comments)

VA problems are being addressed only after dozens of veterans died.

Why are you defending their actions?

about two weeks ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

I'm New Around Here Re:Surprised? (463 comments)

No you idiot.

Seal off Africa.

about two weeks ago

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