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Tue Jul 29

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Dieguito101 replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:31 PM

Re: Physician Gag Laws

??? You conveniently ignore the first sentence, yet again!?! I stated that the fear was irrational. What is so hard to understand about that statement? Just because I later stated that I can relate to the experience of being asked the quesion does [more]

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Dieguito101 replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:45 PM

Re: Physician Gag Laws

What relevance is the data in this context?
Is the doctor going to quote some stat to their patients as a means of encouraging gun safety in the home?


That's exactly where the conversation starts. The gun-owner parent should be [more]

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Dieguito101 replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:57 PM

Re: Physician Gag Laws

The American Association of Pediatricians has staked out a rather strong position on gun control:

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Dieguito101 replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:37 PM

Re: Physician Gag Laws

Plus, gun safety isn't really a doc's forte.
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Read the article on Slate; Dr. Schaechter knows the data.
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I tried, having internet issues with the link for some reason. Will try again later. You are welcome to
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Dieguito101 replied to the Political Asylum board. 1:31 PM

Re: Physician Gag Laws

Plus, gun safety isn't really a doc's forte.

Read the article on Slate; Dr. Schaechter knows the data.


I can relate to this concern as my pediatrician asked us about guns in the home too - with no follow up [more]

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Dieguito101 replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:54 AM

Re: Legal But Stupid

Carrying an assault weapon into an airport.

That should be prima facie evidence that a person is too stupid to own a gun.

Sat Jul 26

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Dieguito101 replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:15 AM

Re: Israel's Other War

jointly persecute “the enemy within”: anyone who speaks differently


Interesting parallel to the warmongering reactionaries in the US.

Tue Jul 22

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wolsey1 posted to the Political Asylum board. 7:59 PM

Letter to Elie Wiesel

Powerful words today, just as they were when written 26 years ago.


I know of no one in the Jewish community who would not agree with your appeal to the Palestinians to “stop using stones and start using words.” But you do not [more]

Sat Jul 19

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wolsey1 replied to the Formula 1 Foolishness board. 4:47 PM

Re: Hamilton crashes during qualifying

He will start in 15th as Esteban Gutierrez has a grid penalty or if they change his brakes it will be a pit lane start.

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Tue Jul 15

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wolsey1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:12 PM

Re: guns on NPR

Interesting that being heavily armed makes us 10-15 times more likely to be shot dead than an Australian citizen.


I think it's more than just gun-ownership rate - I think it's that we're a more violent society than is [more]

Mon Jul 7

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:34 PM

Re: Wedding last night

Nowhere in the multiple analyses of Obamacare is this cost added to the equation: losing thousands of experienced skilled senior physicians from our health care system who don't want to be "data entry clerks".


Where's [more]

Sun Jul 6

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wolsey1 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:40 AM

Re: Those kidnapped moslem girls?

Have to look beyond US media.


Several suspected Boko Haram collaborators have been arrested for involvement in the kidnapping of almost 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria.

Among them is a businessman, Babuji Ya’ari, based in
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Thu Jun 19

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:47 PM

Re: Dick Cheney - wrong then, wrong now

Has Cheney ever been right? About anything?

Sure.

In 1994 he said it would be a mistake to invade Iraq and think you're going to replace Hussein's government with something better.

Wed Jun 11

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:51 PM

Re: Doomed

the republican presidential candidates will compete on how-anti-immigration they are and drive Hispanic turnout for the democrat in the fall of 2016. 2016 may be something of a sweep for democrats and the impending 2022 demise of the republicans [more]

Mon Jun 9

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:00 PM

Re: Banging on door - for Ray and Feedme

You have convinced yourself, so I'll leave it at that.


No need for snide remark because I'm quite able to admit I'm wrong, and to incorporate new information to update my thinking on any given issue.

Las Vegas [more]

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:30 PM

Re: Banging on door - for Ray and Feedme

Intoxicated and irresponsible and not breaking into your home shouldn't lead a reasonable person to fear for his or her life.

You do realize that these are not identical situations, don't you?



The cases seem precisely [more]

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:47 PM

Re: Banging on door - for Ray and Feedme

How so? The trial hasn't happened yet.

Didn't work out in that the grand jury agreed with my view that a person not breaking into your home isn't a threat level that justifies a killing. This guy now has to defend himself on a murder [more]

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wolsey1 posted to the Political Asylum board. 4:56 PM

Banging on door - for Ray and Feedme

Here's one that didn't work out for the homeowner.

around 4:30 a.m., McBride was fatally shot by Wafer on his front porch in Dearborn Heights. He called 911 to report that he fired after someone was "banging on my [more]

Thu Jun 5

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:41 PM

Re: Can't even knock on a neighbor's door nowada

Please see my previous posts. I've already explained it several times.


You're totally right...as soon as I hit Submit I realized my latest question was redundant.

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:33 PM

Re: Can't even knock on a neighbor's door nowada

You don't shoot a target you can't see.

That would be the preferred method, but that he used an inferior one doesn't negate his right to defend himself.




Based on what we know about this particular situation, how is [more]

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