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Sun Mar 23

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:58 PM

Re: How Social Engineering trumps Facts

nor did I say it was safe

In the first post of the thread you mentioned that the conventional wisdom of second-hand smoke (that it's dangerous) is "based on nothing" thus implying that second-hand smoke is [more]

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:48 PM

Re: How Social Engineering trumps Facts

This is the study.

http://www.bmj.com/content/326/7398/1057




BMJ responses to that study include:

“The editors believe that this opinion piece is [more]

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 1:03 PM

Re: How Social Engineering trumps Facts

The very same tactics have been used over and over again for agenda-based solutions. Climate change got it's big boost from a dramatic Al Gore, videos of glaciers falling into a rising sea, Michael Moore's always melodramatic movies.

It's
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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:13 PM

Re: How Social Engineering trumps Facts

If it were anywhere near true, then all forms of smoke from grills to wood stoves and on and on would be banned immediately.


The former doesn't prove the latter.

Smoke from BBQ grills probably IS dangerous, and just [more]

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:06 PM

Re: How Social Engineering trumps Facts

two American researchers named James Enstrom and Geoffrey Kabat surveyed no few than 118,094 Californians. Fierce anti-smoking campaigners themselves, they began the research because they wanted to prove once and for all what a pernicious, [more]

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:21 AM

Re: How Social Engineering trumps Facts

But this is about that evil second-hand smoke. Not one, or two, but all studies concluded it does nothing that the media and the government say it does.

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Sun Mar 16

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:57 PM

Re: McCain rocks it with Russia

But even then, how many Americans want to go to war over Estonia?


Tallinn is beautiful...I'd fight to preserve it.

Wed Mar 12

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:32 AM

Re: Speaking of scandals

You know what you did in this thread.

Yes. I asked you simple, straightforward questions you don't want to answer.



Why engage someone like that ever again?


"Strong [more]

Mon Mar 10

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:11 AM

Re: Dems and Repubs

"Why do you think we gloat so much?"

Given that you are wrong about so many things, so often, and that the last dufus in the White House from your party left you with such a black eye, I suspect in is just in your nature.
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Sun Mar 9

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:58 PM

Re: The Yarmulkes in the picture

On our planet it means that even convicted murderers are entitled to defense attorneys and that we don't consider those attorneys dishonorable because they're good at their jobs.


As a 16-year old I couldn't understand how a [more]

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:53 PM

Re: The Yarmulkes in the picture

So Adgebile is being punished for being a good civil rights lawyer


Today we learned from Dope that defending civil rights is the same thing as destroying civil rights. Or something.

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:48 PM

Re: The Yarmulkes in the picture

And the Obama nominee is a supporter of a cop killer.

This is stupid and dishonest. Even for you. Adegbile is an attorney. Attorneys sometimes represent criminals. That doesn't make them "supporters" of those
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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:13 AM

Re: KY: Come To Church, Get Gun Prize!

The Kentucky Baptist Convention wants to “point people to Christ” by giving away guns at Second Amendment Celebrations hosted across the state.

I imagine Jesus would find this hilarious.



No, he'd say hang me up by my [more]

Fri Feb 14

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:23 PM

Re: Obamacae: Doctors shifting to salaried jobs

Thoracic Surgeons and Cardiologists are among the highest paid sub-specialties.


I know some thoracic surgeons that have cut their coronary bypass contracted rate down to only $1500 per case. They are begging for more [more]

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:17 PM

Re: Obamacae: Doctors shifting to salaried jobs

So why would hospital management be able to get everything it wants?


They've got a bigger seat at the table, and don't have a medical license to protect.

They'll engineer their own financial success, and if they get into [more]

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:14 PM

Re: Obamacae: Doctors shifting to salaried jobs

It will be good to see their outrageous salaries cut down, and healthcare prices follow


What you're referring to is the old model of 'do more, charge more' - which also incentivizes over-treatment.

The ACA starts to [more]

Thu Feb 13

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:08 AM

Re: More Bad Obamacare News for GOP

I imagine that come November, those folks will remember which Party voted 40-something times to strip them of their health insurance.

Any incumbent that wasted that much time should be voted out of office.



Yes, should [more]

Thu Feb 6

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:41 PM

Re: On ACA and "freedom" to leave your

Another is for independent contractors who buy insurance on the exchanges and earn close to the subsidy cutoff. There's a huge disincentive to earn $1 more than 400% of the poverty level (which varies from about $45K to $108K, depending on family [more]

Wed Feb 5

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:35 PM

Re: CBO: Obamacare Cutting Labor Supply?

As has been mentioned many times in the thread, the CBO is predicting that the total labor supply will be reduced...which means that fewer job-hours will exist. They are describing a net reduction, not jobs-hours that will be filled with young [more]

Tue Feb 4

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wolsey1 replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:23 PM

Re: Atlanta Newscaster Responds

Good for her!


Best quote,

The quote on the Statue of Liberty doesn't say 'give me your English-speaking only, Christian-believing, heterosexual masses.'

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