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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Milwaukee Brewery gunman accused of punching woman, gun crime in 90s
MILWAUKEE (AP) ‐ The man police say killed five co-workers at one of the nation’s largest breweries before killing himself was accused of pointing a gun at an SUV and punching a woman in the face in the early 1990s, court documents show.
Potential warning signs? No! Don't tell me.
Anthony Ferrill, a 51-year-old electrician at Moslon Coors’ sprawling brewery complex on Milwaukee’s west side, walked into one of the brewery’s buildings Wednesday and gunned down five co-workers before shooting himself, police said.

Authorities have identified the victims as 60-year-old Dale Hudson; 61-year-old Gennady Levshetz; 57-year-old Dana Walk; 33-year-old Jesus Valle Jr.; and 33-year-old Trevor Wetselaar.

Ferrill’s motive remained unknown Friday.

Court documents indicate Ferrill was charged with disorderly conduct in 1991. He was accused of pointing a gun at a Ford Bronco that pulled up alongside him at a stoplight in downtown Milwaukee, causing the Bronco’s driver and passengers to duck down in fear and race away through a red light. Ferrill was 22 at the time.

Full Coverage: Brewery Shooting

The charges were eventually dismissed. The documents didn’t explain why. Ferrill’s attorney in the case, Thomas Halloran, said he didn’t remember much about the case but he thinks prosecutors found Ferrill’s accusers weren’t credible and that they may have been trying to get him in trouble as payback for a previous dispute.
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/29/2020 01:57 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6516 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I still want to see if the "silencer" was real. If so was the NFA paperwork done?
Posted by: M. Murcek || 02/29/2020 13:07 Comments || Top||


San Francisco Police Make Arrest In Robbery, Abuse Of Elderly Asian Man Collecting Cans
[Hot Air] This is one of those stories I noticed in the background. Last weekend a 68-year-old Asian man who was collecting cans was robbed by another man who took his cart full of aluminum. On top of the robbery, the man was mocked and harassed by several other people, including one moron who filmed the incident and posted it online. Another person saw the clip and circulated it online calling it "ignorant, inhumane, & sickening."
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/29/2020 01:06 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6474 views] Top|| File under:

#1  SF DA refuses to persecute, or SF judge sets them free?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 02/29/2020 3:47 Comments || Top||

#2  So even cops can get it right once in a while.
Posted by: Iblis || 02/29/2020 11:40 Comments || Top||

#3  Yout who was turning his life around, he'll walk
Posted by: Frank G || 02/29/2020 12:06 Comments || Top||


Man gets life for kidnapping stepdaughter, holding her captive for 19 years
[YAHOO] An Oklahoma man convicted of kidnapping his stepdaughter as a child and holding her in captivity for nearly 20 years has been sentenced to life in prison, prosecutors said Tuesday.

A federal jury found Henri Michelle Piette guilty in June of kidnapping and traveling with intent to engage in a sexual act with a juvenile following a seven-day trial that detailed the horrific conditions Rosalynn McGinnis endured.

Piette repeatedly raped and abused her and fathered her nine children during the nearly two-decade ordeal, which began when Piette kidnapped her in 1997, when she was 12 years old.

McGinnis, now in her 30s, fled with eight of her nine children in early 2016 after befriending a couple she met at a grocery store in Mexico.

A judge on Feb. 20 sentenced Piette to life for the kidnapping conviction and 30 years for the conviction for traveling with intent to engage in sexual acts with a juvenile, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma said in Tuesday's statement. It is a federal case, and the sentence is not eligible for parole.

Piette's sentence also included a fine of $50,000, as well as payment of $50,067 in restitution to his victim.

Piette kidnapped the victim in 1997 from the Poteau, Oklahoma, home where she lived with her mother, prosecutors said. Her mother had been in a relationship with Piette.

Piette moved his victim and the children dozens of times within the United States and Mexico before she escaped, prosecutors said. Piette also used numerous aliases and forced his victim to do the same and to change her appearance.

U.S. Attorney Brian J. Kuester said in Tuesday's statement that life in prison is reserved for the most serious offenders ‐ and that Piette certainly qualifies.

"For 20 years he inflicted extreme physical and emotional abuse on the victim and her children. For 20 years she feared for her and her children's lives," Kuester said. "The victim's courage ended the defendant's reign of terror. Unfortunately, the horrific memories may very well last a life time. It is fitting that the defendant's sentence will also."

McGinnis has spoken publicly about the case, and she testified at the trial. She told NBC affiliate KSHB of Kansas City, Missouri, in an interview at the time he was convicted that "I'm just so happy that he is put away where he can't hurt anyone anymore."
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#1  Man gets life death

FIFY
Posted by: Mercutio || 02/29/2020 7:52 Comments || Top||


Woman says she was assaulted by man, poked with syringe
[WBALTV] SHADY SIDE, Md. — Anne Arundel County police have released surveillance video after a woman said she was assaulted by a man and poked with what is believed to be a syringe. According to officials, police were notified Tuesday about the assault that happened in the parking lot of 5500 block of Shady Side Road in Churchton.

Police: Substance in syringe used in Churchton assault was semen
Anne Arundel County Police has learned the substance in the syringe used by a suspect during an assault last week in Churchton was semen.
Oh, yuck yuck yuck [barf]!
Thomas Bryon Stemen, 51,is in custody, additional charges may be applied.
Ummm... "Stemen's semen?"
Detectives believe there may be additional victims who have yet to report similar incidents. This investigation is extremely active additional charges may be applicable.
Posted by: Fred || 02/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6469 views] Top|| File under:


-Short Attention Span Theater-
Latvia railway: Why I love living in an old train station (opens to video)
[BBC] Milda Romanova, 88, lives in an old railway station in the town of Auce, in Southern Latvia.

She has worked on the railway since she was a little girl and loves everything to do with trains.

Even though the station has been out of use since 1995, the former station attendant doesn’t want to leave.

She has bought a part of the station building and is determined to stay.

Milda showed BBC Russian reporter Alexey Gusev around Auce station, where time stands still.
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/29/2020 07:19 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6519 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Small town dying as "everyone moves to the city".

Not just in Latvia.
Posted by: Bobby || 02/29/2020 14:44 Comments || Top||

#2  "I'm hoping California Governor Gavin Newsome will dump a lot of funds into this, just like Jerry Brown did, on the CA High-Speed Browndoggle"
Posted by: Frank G || 02/29/2020 19:24 Comments || Top||


Disney makes disabled guests wait too long for rides, lawsuits allege
[MSN] Lawsuits against Walt Disney Co. are moving ahead in California and Florida, challenging how the company allows disabled people to access theme park attractions.
It's been awhile since I went to Disney World, but when I did, they moved us to the head of the lines. I think that was why they brought me. Maybe things have changed.
Posted by: Fred || 02/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6496 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I believe 'move to the head of the line' was abused. SO now, two weeks ago, nearly all the rides in Florida had sort of a reservation system in place, if you claim disability at the front office.

It's a reasonable system.
Posted by: Bobby || 02/29/2020 11:08 Comments || Top||

#2  We used to joke about renting a wheelchair to always move to the front of the line. We joked about it, others did it.
Posted by: Iblis || 02/29/2020 11:41 Comments || Top||

#3  I once saw a person at a bus stop who appeared to only be pretending to be blind. She had the cane, she had all sorts of reflective tape and really overdid it. Also kept 'looking' at things. But when she dropped a dime and the bent down and directly picked it up... but she did move to the head of the line.
Now there may be a condition like that but...
OTOH there was a guy who really was blind. every day he would take not one, but three busses to get to work, and three to get home. Amazing guy.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 02/29/2020 12:46 Comments || Top||

#4  We used to joke about renting a wheelchair to always move to the front of the line. We joked about it, others did it.

Its actually an industry; deal I read claimed there are channels which a visiting group could rent a handicapped person to do just that.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 02/29/2020 13:13 Comments || Top||

#5  Ya know, everyone has to wait in lines.

And don't push them too far -- last week one of the wheelchair accessible Jungle Cruise boats sank.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 02/29/2020 13:48 Comments || Top||


-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
World Bank Launches First-Ever Pandemic Bonds to Support $500 Million Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility
[World Bank] Washington, DC, June 28, 2017 ‐
...good to see they were being proactive, so soon after The Donald was sworn in...
The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development) today launched specialized bonds aimed at providing financial support to the Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF), a facility created by the World Bank to channel surge funding to developing countries facing the risk of a pandemic.

This marks the first time that World Bank bonds are being used to finance efforts against infectious diseases, and the first time that pandemic risk in low-income countries is being transferred to the financial markets.

The PEF will provide more than $500 million to cover developing countries against the risk of pandemic outbreaks over the next five years, through a combination of bonds and derivatives priced today, a cash window, and future commitments from donor countries for additional coverage.

The transaction, that enables PEF to potentially save millions of lives, was oversubscribed by 200% reflecting an overwhelmingly positive reception from investors and a high level of confidence in the new World Bank sponsored instrument. With such strong demand, the World Bank was able to price the transaction well below the original guidance from the market. The total amount of risk transferred to the market through the bonds and derivatives is $425 million.

"With this new facility, we have taken a momentous step that has the potential to save millions of lives and entire economies from one of the greatest systemic threats we face," World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said. "We are moving away from the cycle of panic and neglect that has characterized so much of our approach to pandemics. We are leveraging our capital market expertise, our deep understanding of the health sector, our experience overcoming development challenges, and our strong relationships with donors and the insurance industry to serve the world’s poorest people. This creates an entirely new market for pandemic risk insurance. Drawing on lessons from the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa, the Facility will help improve health security for everyone. I especially want to thank the World Health Organization and the governments of Japan and Germany for their support in launching this new mechanism."
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/29/2020 12:29 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6532 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Our globalist money handlers never allowing a good crisis to go to waste.
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/29/2020 12:33 Comments || Top||

#2  Yeah and anybody that falls for this scam will be unhappy when they get nothing back, ever.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 02/29/2020 18:08 Comments || Top||


Amazon tells all 798,000 employees to halt travel, in US and internationally, over coronavirus fears
[Business Insider] Amazon told all 798,000 of its employees on Friday to avoid "non-essential travel" domestically and internationally because of concerns about COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, a spokesperson for the company confirmed to Business Insider.

Earlier on Friday, The New York Times reported that employees on Amazon's worldwide operations team, which oversees much of the company's technology and logistics globally, received a separate email from the senior vice president in charge of the team, Dave Clark, telling them not to plan any meetings requiring travel until at least April, when the company hoped to have a better sense of the outbreak's impact.

The spokesperson confirmed that the guidance on avoiding nonessential travel was sent to all employees, including those on the worldwide operations team.

Amazon had already announced restrictions on travel to and from China in January, telling workers who had been to the region to work from home for two weeks upon returning and seek medical attention if they showed symptoms, in-line with guidance from companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft.

However, as the outbreak has worsened ‐ killing nearly 2,900 people and infecting at least 83,000, with most cases and deaths in China ‐ companies have been forced to take additional measures to protect workers. Facebook's annual developer conference and the largest smartphone conference were both recently canceled because of the coronavirus. On Friday, a Google employee in the company's Zurich office tested positive for the coronavirus.
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New Virus Has Infected 83,000 Globally, Caused 2,800 Deaths
[AnNahar] A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 83,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the illness COVID-19, referring to its origin late last year and the coronavirus that causes it.

The latest figures reported by each government's health authority as of Friday in Beijing:

‐ Mainland China: 2,788 deaths among 78,824 cases, mostly in the central province of Hubei

‐ Hong Kong: 92 cases, 2 deaths

‐ Macao: 10 cases

‐ South Korea: 2,337 cases, 13 deaths

‐ Japan: 927 cases, including 705 from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, 10 deaths

Italia: 650 cases, 15 deaths

‐ Iran: 388 cases, 34 deaths

‐ Singapore: 96

‐ United States: 60

‐ Germany: 53

‐ Kuwait: 45

‐ Thailand: 41

La Belle France: 38 cases, 2 deaths

‐ Bahrain: 36

‐ Taiwan: 34 cases, 1 death

‐ Spain: 27

‐ Malaysia: 25

‐ Australia: 23

‐ United Arab Emirates: 19

‐ Vietnam: 16

‐ United Kingdom: 15

‐ Canada: 14

‐ Sweden: 7

‐ Iraq: 6

‐ Oman: 6

‐ Russia: 5

‐ Croatia: 5

Switzerland
...home of the Helvetians, famous for cheese, watches, yodeling, and William Tell...
: 5

‐ Greece: 4

‐ Philippines: 3 cases, 1 death

‐ India: 3

‐ Israel: 3

Leb: 3

‐ Pakistain: 2

‐ Finland: 2

‐ Austria: 2

‐ Netherlands: 2

‐ Georgia: 2

‐ Egypt: 1

‐ Algeria: 1

‐ Afghanistan: 1

‐ North Macedonia: 1

‐ Estonia: 1

‐ Lithuania: 1

‐ Belgium: 1

‐ Romania: 1

‐ Belarus: 1

‐ Nepal: 1

‐ Sri Lanka: 1

‐ Cambodia: 1

‐ Norway: 1

‐ Denmark: 1

‐ Brazil: 1

‐ New Zealand: 1

‐ Nigeria: 1

‐ Azerbaijan: 1
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6533 views] Top|| File under:

#1  But larger numbers of opioid deaths and car wreck deaths don't crash the stock market.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 02/29/2020 3:20 Comments || Top||

#2  The stock market over-reacts in the short term.
This is less about the death numbers than the supply chain disruptions, although the media will always find something to be hysterical about.

Companies are anticipating not getting products to sell or components to build with, for however long this epidemic takes to play out. I bet they are also taking a look at those cost-saving totally genius just in time inventory schemes they've been running.
Posted by: SteveS || 02/29/2020 11:57 Comments || Top||

#3  This is the time when the C-suite executives need to earn their enormous comp packages. Show us what they taught you about supply chain disruptions at Wharton and Hahvahd. The guy who runs Joe's Shoes understands that if you don't got shoes you can't sell shoes.
Posted by: Matt || 02/29/2020 12:32 Comments || Top||

#4  When Just In Time...isn’t.
Posted by: Fat Bob Javish1936 || 02/29/2020 20:14 Comments || Top||

#5  They're all faigs from McKinsey now. Crib a Bath House speech (written by a white guy) and move on.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 02/29/2020 21:29 Comments || Top||


Run on toilet paper in Hawaii over coronavirus fears
[FOX5NY] Worries over coronavirus have people in Hawaii stocking up on supplies.

At a Costco store in Honolulu on Thursday, there was a long line of people just trying to buy toilet paper.

It took between 10 to 15 minutes just to get into the store's parking lot. Then there was a huge wait just to get into the store, with a line extending out of the door.

People across the island are continuing to rush to stores since the health department urged people to prepare an emergency supply kit for coronavirus.

Costco was limited toilet paper purchases to five packs per person.
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#1  Hazie Morono will blame it on Trump.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 02/29/2020 5:45 Comments || Top||

#2  Resupply time is a little longer in Hawaii even though they do have an interstate.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 02/29/2020 7:20 Comments || Top||

#3  Fake news - there's always tapa.
(no, not the Mexican snack)
Posted by: Mercutio || 02/29/2020 7:50 Comments || Top||


Israeli who recovered in Japan develops coronavirus again in Israel
[Jpost] Four new cases were discovered on Friday alone, including the first case of transmission on Israeli soil.
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#1  Anything done well is worth doing again.
Posted by: Skidmark || 02/29/2020 9:32 Comments || Top||


Economy
GM Adds 1,200 Workers at Michigan Plants on Rosy SUV Demand
[Bloomberg] General Motors Co. said it will hire 1,200 new workers for its two plants in Lansing, Michigan, in part because of rising demand for the company’s mid-sized sport utility vehicles.

The automaker plans to add a third shift and 800 workers at its Lansing Delta Township plant, where it builds the Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave SUVs. GM also will institute a second shift, including 400 new hires, at its Lansing Grand River factory. That facility makes the Chevy Camaro sports car and the all-new Cadillac CT4 and CT5 sedans.

While GM had planned on hiring workers for the Cadillac facility, the additions in the Delta Township plant were not part of a comprehensive four-year labor deal signed with the United Auto Workers in October. Those new jobs come in response to growing sales of SUVs as U.S. consumers abandon sedans for those models and crossovers.

Last year, sales of the Chevy Traverse rose 0.3% to almost 150,000 units. That increase came despite a 40-day strike that cut production and resulted in fourth quarter sales of the SUV falling 15%. Enclave sales rose 3% last year.
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/29/2020 00:35 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6480 views] Top|| File under:


Science & Technology
Elon Musk at AFA's Air Warfare Symposium


Comments from others (not 3dc)
Elon at Air Warfare Symposium, 1hr video. Some great interview questions asked, though slightly standard answers from Elon with a couple of twists.

https://youtu.be/dPwxfzvhlLA

One tidbit at 29mins, Starlinks are now cheaper to make than launch (even with reused fairings), and Elon keen to launch them on Starship to bring cost down further.

Also, Elon trying to push Starship Earth Transit to Air Force - “Land anywhere really fast!” - “like an ICBM, just remove the nuke and replace with landing gear”. Elon believes jet fighters are obsolete compared with drone warfare. Put 2 & 2 together, and you get a 100 tonne, ‘drone army’ being controlled over Starlink and possibly launched to anywhere in the world in 30 minutes on a Starship.

It was a little interesting to see how ‘remote’ he seems to be from staff motivation, just ‘carrot and stick’ not recognising the individual passion people bring for his ‘big causes’.

Elon will launch Starlink satellites ASAP using Starship. Cheaper to make 60 than launch them ..... incredible progress

The fighter jet era has passed. AI based UAVs will rule mid and local airspace.

Alway's have a maximized batting average under development.

Don't worry about IP - worry about rate of innovation and always accelerate it.

Incentive structure must be aligned with accelerating innovation rate.

China's economy will be 2 to 3 times as big as the US.

The foundation of war is economics. If you have half the economic resources you will lose so you must innovate to survive.

For the US to be military greater then 2nd it must innovate.

Failure to try to innovate should result in firing.

Innovation attempts demanded and no penalty for failure..

Star Fleet must happen. The good SciFi features must come true and while we are still alive.
Posted by: 3dc || 02/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6485 views] Top|| File under:


Government
New science panel formed to deal with infectious diseases
WASHINGTON (AP) ‐ The White House and the National Academy of Sciences have established a committee of experts on infectious diseases to build on Trump administration efforts to confront the new coronavirus threat. One goal is to discourage misinformation and panic.

Kelvin Droegemeier, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, said Friday the committee will examine emerging infectious diseases and provide insight to policy makers.

"We are creating a direct line to the nation’s top scientific minds on public health," Droegemeier said.

Dr. Marcia McNutt, president of the National Academy of Sciences, said the virus is the sort of international health threat that creates a climate ripe for misinformation and panic. She said the National Academies "stand ready to provide evidence-based advice to protect US citizens in a timely and expedited manner."

The Standing Committee on Emerging Infectious Diseases and 21st Century Health Threats will be tasked with responding on short notice to questions related to emerging infectious diseases.
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/29/2020 02:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6488 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Gerbil worming will be blamed in 3-2-1
Posted by: M. Murcek || 02/29/2020 9:24 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Culture Wars
Judge Allegedly Stabbed By Illegal Alien Released Three Times Under Sanctuary Policy
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) logged three immigration detainer requests for an illegal alien accused of repeatedly stabbing Adams County Magistrate David Blackett in Denver last year, according to reports. Jose Armenta-Vazquez, 39, is accused of stabbing the judge in the magistrate's east Denver home back in August.

One month before the nearly-fatal stabbing, Armenta-Vazquez was released by the Denver Sheriff's Department for the third time despite active immigration detainers logged against him in each case. According to Breitbart News, the illegal alien has been arrested 36 times on a wide range of charges, including child abuse, car theft, assault and traffic violations. ICE announced the Mexican citizen was first ordered to be removed from the United States back in Mar. 1999.

It's not clear when Vazquez became a suspect in the stabbing of the judge, but the criminal alien was again arrested in October, after the judge's stabbing, and released the same month in defiance of a fourth immigration detainer logged by the agency. Vazquez was again apprehended in December on suspicion of menacing with a deadly weapon related to a separate incident. He was finally charged for the Blackett attack on Jan. 15, 2020, according to CBS4 News in Denver.
Posted by: Count Galeazzo Untervehr7098 || 02/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6475 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Good. About time the Hacks in Black and their Open Borders assholes suffer what they've inflicted on everyone else
Posted by: Frank G || 02/29/2020 8:06 Comments || Top||

#2  He is a gentle gigante.
Posted by: bbrewer126 || 02/29/2020 11:17 Comments || Top||

#3  What Frank said. Let these hacks deal with the fruits of their / corrupt politicians' / sweatshop greedheads' 34 years of madness:
- rapists and murderers
- drunk drivers
- hordes of illiterates stinking up the public schools
- freeloading patients overwhelming emergency rooms
Posted by: Lex || 02/29/2020 11:31 Comments || Top||

#4  It's not clear when Vazquez became a suspect in the stabbing of the judge,

Maybe when the judge recognized him?
Posted by: gorb || 02/29/2020 12:34 Comments || Top||


Science
A woman took 550 times the usual dose of LSD, with surprisingly positive consequences
[CNN] Drug overdoses can be life-threatening, but for two women who accidentally took massive hits of LSD, the experience was life changing -- and in a good way.

A 46-year-old woman snorted a staggering 550 times the normal recreational dose of LSD and not only survived, but found that the foot pain she had suffered from since her 20s was dramatically reduced.

Separately, a 15-year-old girl with bipolar disorder overdosed on 10 times the normal dose of the drug, which she said resulted in a massive improvement in her mental health.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: Beavis || 02/29/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6503 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Possible cure for liberalism?
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 02/29/2020 2:10 Comments || Top||

#2  Girls in the video obviously not taking the anti-abrasive pills
Posted by: M. Murcek || 02/29/2020 6:12 Comments || Top||

#3  Although the destination she arrived at was good, I can guarantee you it wasn’t fun a fun trip
Posted by: Uleck Spererong9442 || 02/29/2020 7:56 Comments || Top||

#4  She was free from all mental illness symptoms (bipolar or other) for 13 years until she gave birth

Key takeaways:

Taking drugs might cure you.

Giving birth will drive you back insane.

Try obscenely high doses bring truly nietzschean transformation.

Drug dealers can now become faith healers.

Kanye West is very interested.


Posted by: Dron66046 || 02/29/2020 8:45 Comments || Top||

#5  MSM to use term undocumented pharmacists soon?
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 02/29/2020 10:11 Comments || Top||

#6  "Uncertified practitioners"
Posted by: Lex || 02/29/2020 11:11 Comments || Top||

#7  According to her roommate, she sat mostly still in a chair, either with her eyes open or rolled back, occasionally speaking random words. Ten hours later, she was able to hold a conversation and "seemed coherent."

A run for Senate is in order.
Posted by: bbrewer126 || 02/29/2020 11:20 Comments || Top||

#8  ... or for next Speaker of the House
"Liquor's quicker but LSD fer me!"
Posted by: Lex || 02/29/2020 11:42 Comments || Top||

#9  /\ *Snort* Thanks for a laugh on numbers 6, 7, and 8!
Posted by: magpie || 02/29/2020 13:03 Comments || Top||

#10  LSD is a serotonin inhibitor. Once all your serotonin is inhibited it can't inhibit anymore. So yes it will get washed out of your system before it's all used up.
Posted by: 3dc || 02/29/2020 22:19 Comments || Top||

#11  For an overdose one want's massive doses of B-12 to counter act it.
Posted by: 3dc || 02/29/2020 22:20 Comments || Top||



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  U.S. and Taliban sign troop withdrawal deal
Fri 2020-02-28
  Rouhani and his VP both reported to have coronavirus
Thu 2020-02-27
  Hezbollah operative killed in drone strike in southern Syria
Wed 2020-02-26
  Gulf Cartel Border City Turf War Kills at Least 20 Gunmen, Innocents in Week
Tue 2020-02-25
  Hosni Mubarak sleeps with the pharaohs
Mon 2020-02-24
  Car drives into German carnival parade, around 30 injured
Sun 2020-02-23
  Last year Hezbollah received ~$700 million in funding
Sat 2020-02-22
   Erdogan confirms the presence of pro-Turkish Syrian fighters in Libya
Fri 2020-02-21
  Missile intercept by #Saudi forces in #Yanbu
Thu 2020-02-20
  Turkey asks NATO to provide air support for the operation in Idlib
Wed 2020-02-19
  Ashraf Ghani declared winner of Afghan presidential poll, Abdullah rejects results
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  LNA claims to destroy Turkish arms ship in Tripoli harbor.
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  24 Killed In Brutal Terror Attack On Burkina Faso Church; Local Pastor Targeted
Sun 2020-02-16
  Switzerland Thwarts Major Islamic State Terror Attack
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  Six Cartel Kidnappers Busted with Mexican Border City Victim in Trunk

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