Give Me Tacos or Give Me Death
ibelle42
2 hrs ago
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It looks like the car plowed into the roof of the truck, which probably isn’t terribly rigid or reinforced beyond making sure it doesn’t cave in when it snows. So it wouldn’t be equivalent of hitting a vehicle or a wall.  More like hitting a bunch of shrubs.

5/29/20
9:01 PM
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Well, Durham HAD been doing very well. People voluntarily started quarantining in February, our mayor issued a stay home order before the state and kept it in place longer than the state. We were at an average of 13 cases per day, now we are at 40. Not BAD, but trending the wrong way. Read more

5/29/20
5:14 PM
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If you could die Black Lung because you talked to a miner last week, you’d have a point. Outside of healthcare workers, workplace hazards are not really all that contagious.

5/29/20
3:40 PM
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You’ve got a point. Most of the time, when an officer fires their weapon, it is the first and likely will be the only time it ever happens. And “Police” is a huge tent. There will be some outliers under it, just as there are predatory priests, dangerous doctors, and honest politicians. Read more

5/29/20
2:46 PM
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Polio was a different sort of animal. Only a small fraction of cases developed paralysis or poliomyelitis. But it is a very different experience to see someone get paralyzed versus coughing a lot, so it provoked a very visceral response. Kind of like how Celiac, MS or ALS get lots of attention, despite Sjogren Read more

5/29/20
1:53 PM
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The unfortunate thing is we did nothing until far too late, cut corners to try to catch up, made absurd mistakes, and now are just throwing fistfulls of darts at the wall hoping one of these utterly unregulated “testing companies” will provide a miracle cure. Read more

5/29/20
1:49 PM
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Unfortunately, those are “other people.”  A lot of folks are all for “letting nature take it’s course” until nature decides it’s course is is blazing a path right toward their house.